Nothing beats hearing the right words at the right time

Nothing beats hearing the right words at the right time.

Francheska

Sam curled up in a ball, she pulled the blanket over her head and sobbed into the sheets. The force of the sob caused her to choke and cough but she couldn’t stop, her whole body needed her to cry, to release some of the pent-up pain, anger and frustration. Eventually, the noises stopped, her breathing calmed and she lay on the bed exhausted. Removing the quilt she rolled over and lay staring up at the ceiling. She had no idea how long she lay there but she could see the light from behind the curtains was fading and causing shadows to dance along the ceiling. Her phone rang loudly startling her.

“Hello?”

“Hi, just calling to say that’s me setting off now.”

“Okay.” She sat herself up on the bed, she needed to go to the bathroom, wash her face and then try to muster the energy to face preparing tea.

“Have you been crying again?”

“Yes,” her voice escaped her in little more than a whisper.

“Okay, I’ll be home as soon as I can to give you the biggest hug.” Despite her mood, she smiled. “Don’t worry love, we’ll get through this together.”

“Okay, see you soon.”

“Love you.”


Nothing beats hearing the right words at the right time. – Francheska

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9 thoughts on “Nothing beats hearing the right words at the right time

  1. Sweet story, KL. I think we’ve all been there. The story seemed so real. I can feel her change of mood just knowing that the hug would be home soon and that she was cared for. Lovely post for this week’s challenge, KL.

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