Five Sentence Fiction – Grief

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I went through life like a non-corporeal entity, breathlessly avoiding the pitfalls of heartache. A material being, bent on loving things instead of humanity. I allowed the interpersonal affection of unconnected pleasure to became my obsession, until I meet him. He was just as lonely, an apparition to the living, that unknowingly held a blind spot that lurk, uncontained, in his sad eyes. Together, we inhaled the breath of love, becoming living matter, until his sudden death which propelled me back into my  breathless form.

Written for Five Sentence Fiction

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