She thought she’d obliterated all traces of him. Every photo, every gift, every text, every tee shirt had been painstakingly destroyed. But she forgot to check the attic, and tears began anew when they showed her the envelope. His words, bold and unmistakable, were addressed to her. Just that one remnant brought back all the heartbreak he’d put her through.

And then, of course, they dug up the yard…


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Written for Six Sentence Story.

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37 responses to “Remnant

  1. Is he buried in the yard?

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  2. It’s all in the details, lol

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  3. blindzanygirl

    Oh gosh Paula. Oooerrr!

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  4. Nice job. I did not see that coming.

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  5. OK, I laughed — great punchline…

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  6. Priceless last sentence.

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  7. Great punchline. I did not see that one coming!

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  8. Love the twist at the end.

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  9. WHOA, I wasn’t expecting that ending! 😳

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  10. budhathokiasmin997526


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  11. That was a jolt! 🙂

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