Take Seven 22nd October

It’s Friday!

Welcome to my Take Seven compilation which incorporates all 21 words (or derivatives) from the Three Things Challenge for the past week.
You are most welcome to join in using as many or all of the words too. Just pingback to this post and then leave a link to your post in the comments so that I can see it and respond directly.
As always, have fun, and I hope you enjoy this week’s effort.

Our words were:

fan, fast, field, foul, haste, hollow, hoop, liking, nine, paste, prime, ring, rough, satisfy, settle, shirk, shock, sour, sugar, tease, through.
In his prime, his band were in the limelight so it was not unusual for a fan to try and sneak backstage and occasionally one got through.
Theirs had been a fast relationship lasting nine days, and his mates would often tease him about his liking for young sugar. Always one to play the field, he was surprised how hollow he felt when they moved on but she had not cried foul or tried to make him jump through hoops to satisfy her dreams.
There had been no contact afterwards, and living rough on the road most the time, the band had never returned to her town.

He was never one to shirk his responsibility, so it had come as a bit of a shock to learn he had a nineteen year old daughter.
Pasting a smile on his face, he waited for her to settle in the chair in front of him.
He noticed the friendship ring she was wearing, remembering the day he gave it to her mother..
She wanted nothing, she said, but felt he ought to know her mother had died recently and she had finally found out who her father was, so wanted to meet him.
Her words left a sour taste in his mouth when he realised he had been too hasty to judge her. He saw her mother in her face, and was transported back twenty years.

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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6 Responses to Take Seven 22nd October

  1. murisopsis says:

    Completely believable! Sounds like it was snatched from the headlines!!

  2. Chris Hall says:

    What a great use of all those words, Di 🙂

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