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On a quest to figure out what I want to be when I grow up. I enjoy conversation with good friends over a glass of wine or a cup of coffee. If I could be anywhere on earth, I'd choose to be on the beach, in the moonlight, with my feet buried in sand up to my ankles.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Undone

I hear them whispering in the hallway. They’re talking about me. I’m the one in the sickroom. Other people are making decisions about my life while I narrate. I can’t pretend I’m okay anymore. The façade has crumbled and now it’s just me unplugged, uncensored, and uncovered, and strangely at peace.



I am participating in Flash Friday 55. This weekly meme is brought to you by G-Man, over at Mr. Know it All. The object is to write a story or prose in exactly 55 words. Come join us and link your 55 in Mr. Know it All's comment section. See you there!

12 comments:

  1. "unplugged, uncensored, and uncovered" Great line! And would you please lend me some of that peace? Thanks. I'm really enjoying your writing, Cee. Glad I found your blog.

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  2. haunting relief to be undone and ok with it. nice 55!

    mine is up!

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  3. I like this a lot. Such is the fate of the very old, and maybe the very young too.

    I’m up here.

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  4. reminds me of the hospital even tho we whisper the patients know.

    Great 55 and welcome!!!

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  5. Forced honesty? If only they didn't lock people away for that.

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  6. I felt like yelling "GET OUT OF THERE...".
    I also wrote my first 55 today. its here...

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  7. Sounds fishy to me! Gone for...well a bleak 55

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  8. Yes...I deal with patients and families in this predicament all the time. Love your angle on this!

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  9. First Timer eh?
    Fantastic job My Friend
    I hate not being in control of my life...
    Excellent 55.
    Thanks for playing today, I hope that you found this to be fun and challenging.
    Have a Kick Ass Week-End...G

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  10. very impressive 55.
    love the theme,
    ;)

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  11. For a first time, I'll certainly be back to see more of what you cook up. :)

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  12. This is wonderful. I will be back to read more for sure.

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