Trifextra Week 103

Another week, another 33 words demanded by the lovely folk at Trifecta. Anyway the prompt took an unusual turn this week, instead of the usual photo prompt or beginning sentence we have to devise a tale that ends with the following:

That wasn’t what I meant.

I was going off on a horror tangent for a while, a misunderstanding or proposal gone awry. Yet somehow I wended my way into a slightly different narrative. Hope you enjoy


The hushed crowd awaited history. In the distance the apple rocked with his heartbeat. A breath, the play of taut string between fingers, feather against skin.

Focus William, focus.




That wasn’t what I meant.



    • Thanks Christine, did find it a challenge to write towards an end rather than from a beginning. Yet it proved to be an interesting exercise. Really delighted that you enjoyed it, thanks for the comment.

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