Telling it Slant (and Upside-down)

{The inevitable magnitude of hindsight.}



The Beginning. (That’s what it was.)
She, bereft.
He left.
She, depleted.
He cheated.
Her, a stranger.
His anger.
Got hitched with “I dos”
She did, too.
He did.
Became friends.
Boy greets girl.
Girl meets boy.
The End.



Today’s NaPoWriMo asks us to tell a story, backwards. This didn’t work the way I’d hoped, but perhaps it’ll do. That first/last line is certainly true. 

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4 Responses to Telling it Slant (and Upside-down)

  1. This is perfect!!! I read the prompt and thought it looked really hard, but man, you nailed it.

  2. Telling it slant has been on my mind all day…oh, Emily!

  3. Actually I think you did quite well.

  4. Mama Zen says:

    This is really well done. I tried this prompt, but couldn’t manage it.

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