50 Word Stories: The Strain

The emotional price put an unbearable strain on her heart. It wore at her like a diet of sandpaper and shale. She tried her best to hide it, brush it off even. But I knew better. One day she'd get that handbag. It was something she just had to do.

17 thoughts on “50 Word Stories: The Strain

  1. Hi Richard,
    I enjoyed this – especially the anti-consumerism aspect. I’ve been working on a short story myself with a similar theme, but it’s still very much in the works.
    I’ve not visited your site before, but will be checking back regularly!

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