At long last

When she whispers my name, my heart leaps but, I cannot go to her. I must not. It’d be wrong. But relentlessly she beckons me and I give into temptation. I’m only a man.

As my head hits the pillow, I sigh, “Oh Sleep, at long last I’m yours.

Word Count: 49

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Shailaja at The Moving Quill has an interesting monthly challenge running. Every month, she intends to put up a prompt; a word or phrase or photograph and using one,  both or all, you’ve to write a post that is between 15 and 50 words. Brilliant right? Go ahead, give it a go and for more details, click the link below.

Linking this to the Fiction Challenge ‘From 15 to 50′

Also, you can read the other great entries here.

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13 comments on “At long last

  1. Oh! Sleep it is! Nicely done 🙂

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  2. Shalzzz says:

    That’s a great take n the prompt! You nailed it! 🙂

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  3. shanx says:

    Good one Preeti! 🙂

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  4. Nice one..tryst with sleep…

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  5. haha! A unique take on the prompt:)

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  6. Dear Preeti,

    What a novel take on the prompt! I admire how you wove in that reference to sleep right at the end, keeping the suspense alive. That is one mistress no man/woman can resist 😉

    Thanks for a lovely post and thank you for linking up this entry!

    By the way, are you on Twitter? I ask, so I can tag you accordingly.

    Shailaja

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