April 8, 2015

Word Fifty-Three: Keeping a Secret

Filed under: 100 Themes Challenge — by britewordworm @ 8:57 pm

He slammed his apartment door shut. The latest newspaper headline caught his eye. Anger suddenly filled his heart as he picked the paper up. Agitated at the report, he thrust the newspaper against the wall.

Just like he did to her. Her smile in the photograph on page A1 used to warm his heart but now, it just annoyed him.

He tossed his keys onto the table with a thud, the sound reminding him of his crime.

Tears flooded his eyes as he grabbed hair dye and scissors.

He set the timer.

Thirty minutes.

There was no time to waste.


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