This cue for this week’s six sentence story is fling. Very apt, as the blog hop itself promotes having a fling with writing. Use it as a noun, use it as a verb, any genre, but above all, enjoy the process.
Al’s first reaction was to fling the phone across the room, as if the text had never come through. Once seeing it, of course, he could not un-see it.
His anger rose quickly but was replaced by sadness and resignation; he’d received the same text more than once recently.
“Working late, won’t be home, don’t wait.”
Was Ted really working late, or was it his own imagination that was working overtime?
Al put on his mask of complacency and responded,
“Ok, don’t work too hard, love you.”