Never Again

“I can’t do this anymore.” Martha wiped the tears from her cheeks. “I won’t cry my heart out, waiting for you at night, anymore.” She rolled his body into the river. “Never again.”

riverThis 33 word flash fiction story (with an idiom) was written for Trifecta: Trifextra Week 61. Check out some of the other entries and leave some comment love.

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64 Replies to “Never Again”

  1. Megan Eccles says:

    Love it!

  2. tedstrutz says:

    Loved the body rolling…

  3. Nice. Love a little murder in 33 words.

  4. Love the twist. I guess you could say it all ended with a splash! Nice one.

  5. jannatwrites says:

    Not what I was expecting…I hope she used the muscles in her legs, not her back, when she rolled him into the river 🙂

  6. Maggie says:

    Wonderful! Love the twist. Roll…roll…roll

  7. Suzanne says:

    That’ll learn him! Love the twist at the end – great little story!

  8. Kir Piccini says:

    well my dear, that’s one way to settle it.
    I really liked it, crying your heart out is just not worth it sometimes. 🙂

  9. barbara says:

    oh, dear (snicker). Like this! Rollin’ rollin’ rollin’ getcher body rollin’ heh

  10. deanabo says:

    Now that is taking care of business! Love it.

  11. Draug419 says:

    For all that crying she didn’t seem to mind a little murdering (:

  12. Cheney says:

    Yes! I love killing people! (IN FICTION)

  13. ooer so didn’t see that coming at all – well done Bec 🙂

  14. Well, no. You don’t have to do that if he’s in the river, now do you? 🙂

  15. wisegirl213 says:

    There’s been a few in my lifetime that I wouldn’t have minded “rollin’ on the river!”

  16. vivinfrance says:

    That’s one way of dealing with them!

  17. Ann Bennett says:

    I guess she just got all fed up. Nice little twist which is hard to do in 33 words.

  18. Kelly Garriott Waite (@kgwaite) says:

    Yep. Never again sounds about right.

  19. jazzbumpa says:

    He could have worn cement shoes and fed the fishes.


  20. Meredith says:

    That’s awesome!

  21. Emotion and action nicely crafted in.

  22. Mike says:

    Always better to roll than to lift. Lifting can play havoc with your back.
    Nice one.

  23. Marie Nicole says:

    Oh my god! You totally caught me by surprise! Whoa, I did not see that coming. A 33 word suspense thriller? Really? Mission accomplished…

  24. atrm61 says:

    Yay!I like the way she found a beautiful solution:-)

  25. kymminbarcelona says:

    roll him into the river. That’s a new one on me. lol Nice twisty 33!

  26. A superb twist. Nice one, Becca!

  27. eof737 says:

    Neat twist. That bridge looks familiar…:-)

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