Reena’s Exploration Challenge #171 – You used to be Beautiful

We have a dialogue prompt this week …. with a twist!

What is the twist? You need to take it forward from the perspective of the opposite gender, not yours. You may use the dialogue as a theme, beginning or end. Your piece can be fiction, poetry, an anecdote, historical fiction, biographical sketch, an essay on perspectives or anything you can think of, with your fingers on the keyboard.

Please visit Reena for the original challenge, https://reinventionsreena.wordpress.com/2021/02/04/reenas-exploration-challenge-171/

My Submission:

You used to be beautiful.

You would kiss me when you came home, or at least acknowledge me. Now, you dart to your computer to find out how many new likes you received. 

I try to hug you from behind, but you shake me off. 

I bring you tea, and instead of a thank you, I get a grunt and flick of your chin, indicating you want me to go away so you can “concentrate”. 

You used to be beautiful, humble, and kind.

You used to be beautiful, before you became a model. 

14 thoughts on “Reena’s Exploration Challenge #171 – You used to be Beautiful

Add yours

  1. Oooh, this is quite the twist for the prompt. I great deal of wisdom in this post. Also a great reminder to walk in the other person’s shoes. Especially, our most important loved one. Your words often give me goosebumps, Sara. You did it again.❤️

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

Word Adventures

Sharing a literary journey

My Random Ramblings

stories, poems and more

King Ben's Grandma

Parenting​ again, learning about autism & having some adventures.

Bulbul's Bubble

Discover. Read. Write.

Reena Saxena

Experiments in Creative Writing, and more ....

Yard Sale of Thoughts

Treasured poetry and bargain prose await all who enter here.

johncoyote

Poetry, story and real life. Once soldier, busnessman, grandfather and Poet.

The Abject Muse

Kickin' it behind the Eight ball

You'll Be Alright

Grief and Self-care Blog

Tales from the mind of Kristian

Visit the darkest crevices of my mind, dare to tread where many fear to go. You may find something interesting or you may find a mirror to your soul.

Brother's Campfire

Gather 'round and hear a tale...

nancy merrill photography

capturing memories one moment at a time

My Musings

My life; My views!

Chel Owens

A Wife, My Verse, and Every Little Thing

Obbverse

A touch of whimsy. Why not?

Create your website with WordPress.com
Get started
%d bloggers like this: