Flash Fiction: Dilemma

“It’s a gesture, I’m wary of gestures, it’s how somebody treats you when no one is looking that shows their true feelings,” she said airily, with a flick of her hand.

He lowered the flowers sadly and since her attention had already wandered, he walked away. As his feet scuffed the gravel and his shoulders slouched, his mind was ticking over the conundrum: how can I do something that isn’t a gesture?

16 thoughts on “Flash Fiction: Dilemma

  1. Dude! This is insightful… How can you do something that isn’t a gesture? From my own experience sometimes its like you can’t actually do anything. Complex!

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      1. Darn. I meant to write flash fiction. I’d blame it on auto correct but then I’d be admitting that I allow auto correct to do anything.

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    1. I swear I replied to this, and the message up top. Anyway, thank you for comment, I guess we live in a world of being watched now anyway, difficult to escape it.

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