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55 - Expectations

It was unfair to have expectations. He could've been anyone. She had gone there with a single-minded purpose that made the events of that night inevitable.

Now, not so much as an email. Neutral words would've sufficed. Had the years changed her so much, or had she misremembered her youthful bravado? His silence bedeviled her.

About Friday Flash 55: The challenge is to write a complete story in fifty-five words or less. If you've written a 55-flash, go let The G-Man know!


Brian Miller said...

ah easy to have those expectations, but you would think at least an email would be courteous

June 17, 2011 at 5:52 AM
G-Man said...

Expectations always spawn disappointments, they go hand in hand.
Ann...Thank You so very much for joining the Friday Funfest today!
I Loved your 55. please join us again, you are always welcome.
Thanks for this little Gem, and have a Kick Ass Week-End

June 17, 2011 at 8:12 AM
Alice Audrey said...

That's harsh. Did she walk in with one set of expectations and end up with another?

Hey! You're doing 55's? Too cool!!!

June 17, 2011 at 12:37 PM
Monkey Man said...

It is said that your level of serenity is inversely proportionate to your level of expectation.

June 17, 2011 at 1:02 PM
Anonymous said...

Expectations are resentments lying in wait (or something like that). In any case, it is amazing how the stories (memories) of our youth can be misaligned with the reality of our "now". Has been for me! Nice 55 ~ and welcome to G-Man's world. Hope to see you back again.

Daytime Mask

June 17, 2011 at 1:32 PM

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