Sunday Whirl Wordle #467

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In the space of a year, she had changed her name and kept a low profile. Never knowing where the next penny or pound was coming from, she had worked when she could, spent only what was necessary and put by the rest. 
She had to keep them safe. No more would twisted words cut like knives to the bone. She could see what others could not and took matters into her own hands.
She watched him bleed out after he fell from yet another drunken stupor, not lifting a finger to help or call the emergency services. It was the only way to stop the flow of abuse towards her and her young siblings who called her Mother.
She had been the glue keeping them together. If they knew the truth, it would be the end for them and she couldn’t let that happen.

About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! We have recently lost our beloved dog Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney, and now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of my GSD so had hers done too. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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17 Responses to Sunday Whirl Wordle #467

  1. Such deep emotion. Great use of the words.

  2. Sadje says:

    Wow! Great story crafted out of these words.

  3. murisopsis says:

    Stark and unsettling – and if the words hadn’t been italicized I would have had a hard time picking them out!

  4. Great story, Di. And I’m glad that she and her siblings are safe 😃

  5. A great story woven from the prompt 😊

  6. willowdot21 says:

    You have excelled your self her Di this is brilliant.

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