12 Word Stories - Part 2


A Collection of 12 Word Stories (part 2)

Her screams
The wives wailed as the boats disappeared
A brief respite
Poop stuck on boot
Emaciated, she lay begging
A rope hung
Tears fell, her resentment growing
Shamefully, he continued gorging
Fido barked, then reflexively
He washed his hands
Until now the evil
A hard life took its toll

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Authors note: 12 word stories are a great way to practice fiction writing. Due to the limited word count, you have to work hard to tell an engaging story, develop connection with the characters and have a plot. These feel like bicep curls for the mind. 

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