>Holiday

26 Dec

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It was finally over. Everyone knew the truth. He walked the deserted streets aimlessly drifting through the late night quiet. Nothing mattered now. He could be whomever he wanted to be; disappear into where ever the day took him. He shouted in celebration to no one, his breath freezing in midair. The possibilities were endless.

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15 Responses to “>Holiday”

  1. Lynne H. December 26, 2010 at 10:18 am #

    >Endless possibilities is what makes living possible..Nice piece..I do hope your Christmas was wonderful 🙂

  2. Claudia December 26, 2010 at 10:48 am #

    >i like it..everyone knew the truth..whomever..wherever..endless possibilitiesa lot of room for the the readers own thoughts – i found myself filling in the spaces you left to breatheyep – really like it

  3. Glynn December 26, 2010 at 11:17 am #

    >It could be many stories ("endless possibilities" of stories) but it seems to me to be most of all a story of telling the truth to one's self. Well done.

  4. Miss Nikki December 26, 2010 at 11:37 am #

    >In fiction I was find the first sentence to be the most important one, the one that catches you and pulls you in, and if this were a book I'd already be at the 10th page. Yes I was captivated!

  5. dustus December 26, 2010 at 11:40 am #

    >There is a freeing sense, a celebratory feel to your 55, that balances out the cold drifting aspect. Love how it invites interpretation; also imagine the breath he took seems like one long overdue one of proverbial "fresh air." Great microfiction! Cheers

  6. hedgewitch December 26, 2010 at 12:47 pm #

    >Truth is the master; it changes the world. Very few times do we have the understanding to comprehend it, the courage to accept it, or the ability to spread it; and when it happens, what a freedom it brings. Perfect paragraph,calling, hinting, whispering and singing it's message of achievement.

  7. Fireblossom December 26, 2010 at 12:55 pm #

    >Your "give a damn" video, combined with this, makes me wonder if "the truth" mentioned might be one quite familiar in my own life. Whether or not, it's still an intriguing piece.

  8. mel December 26, 2010 at 1:34 pm #

    >here's to the endlessness of Possibility…feelin' this…..xo

  9. Toni December 26, 2010 at 2:20 pm #

    >Possibilities are a beautiful thing! I love the new blog look! Hope your Christmas was filled with sweet things. Love you.

  10. jen revved December 26, 2010 at 5:00 pm #

    >intriguing and terrific! Bravo! xxxj

  11. Nariane December 26, 2010 at 7:35 pm #

    >The possibilties are always endless my dear.Namaste

  12. Reflections December 26, 2010 at 8:09 pm #

    >Love the intrigue of the possiblities. Nice write.

  13. Nubian December 27, 2010 at 2:02 pm #

    >Amen.

  14. The Absence of Alternatives December 27, 2010 at 4:27 pm #

    >DOn't know why the picture and the poem reminds me of Wilde's The Happy Prince…

  15. Pat Tillett December 27, 2010 at 6:20 pm #

    >That is pure freedom…

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