Five Sentence Fiction!

Thanks to Lillie McFerrin’s marvelous Five Sentence Fiction challenge – this week, writer’s choice – I’ve decided to take the plunge with the following writing prompt:

POISON

Only three words were uttered – nothing more. I could not have anticipated the response it elicited. How was I to know the bruise was so raw, lingering just beneath the surface, still throbbing from an injury I never saw delivered?

“Company policy requires….”

Bile hardened her features and sharpened her tongue, as she unleashed a tsunami of resentment on me.

Do you participate in Five Sentence Fiction? You should!
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