100 Word Challenge: Read the Instructions


He slipped out of bed as quietly as he could, gathered up his clothes, catching sight of his underpants on her dressing table.

Between the curtains a sliver of light heralded the golden dawn of a new day; the old one he’s glad to see the end of.

She breathed the breath of heavy sleep; older than he remembered last night. He unlocked the flat door and bounded naked up the stairs to his little room in the roof.

It was his first but over all too soon.

What did she say…’next time I expect you to read the instructions!’

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2 Responses to 100 Word Challenge: Read the Instructions

  1. Lucid Gypsy says:

    Woohoo, practise makes perfect!

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