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Friday Fictioneer: No Place Like Home #amwriting #flashfiction #fiction 


Thanks to Rochelle Wisoff Fields for hosting FF.

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Credit: Rochelle Wisoff-Fields

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It was difficult living on the farm, being cutt-off from other people when there was a blinding snow storm for days. Marion felt the numbing loneliness deeply and her husband James only amplified her sense of isolation. 

They were still a relatively young couple but James made her feel as if she were old, dull, and boring. He barely acknowledged Marion except when he wanted food. He hadn’t actually conversed with Marion for what felt like years. 

She observed as James lived alone in his head, always ignoring her attempts to talk. As the harsh winds and snow isolated them in the farmhouse, James isolated Marion in their marriage. 

When the blizzard ended, Marion had had enough. She peered at James one last time and left. She drove to the nearest city and caught a flight home

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My Thoughts, Nonfiction, Poetry, Relationship, Senryu - 5,7,5 - 3 verses - 17 syllables, Writing

Poem: Senryu – “Listen Hear.” 


  
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Complexities heard,

Words of a relationship,

The hearts tongue ignored.

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Listen entranced, try —

Yearning love, sounds amplified,

Your voice, a torch burns.

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Hear me out, absorb.

No telling, my words shocked you, 

I said: listen — hear — boy! 

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