Sunday, January 30, 2011

Alone

loneliness smells like
the bones of decay;
it flurries about
setting out to betray
the heart that
seeks a hand
and two sets of
footprints in the sand.

**this is a post for Sunday 160 hosted weekly by Monkey Man (what can you say in 160 characters including spaces?)  and I'm also linking up for One Shoot Sunday's photo prompt.  Find the link here.

8 comments:

  1. Well done. Killer introduction. Those first lines really grab the reader's attention. Fitting lines overall for a betrayal.

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  2. oh this rings heavy...loneliness...was there not too long ago...

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  3. Great Sunday 160, Caty. Thanks for playing.

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  4. This is a piece many can relate to..
    Great opening lines..
    Great One Shot!!

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  5. yes - loneliness has a sad smell to it...i agree..

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