100-Word Fiction: ‘It Was Inevitable’

It was just when the light was beginning to fade. He wanted a cup of tea but didn’t have the energy to make it. It felt like everything might fall apart. He wanted to hold it all together but there was nothing to grasp. In his mind, there were years and years of memories: good ones and bad ones. But now it all seemed so like nothing, so ridiculous, so pointless. It was inevitable that things would change. You couldn’t stop it. Things came to pass. Oh it made him sad, so sad. He just wanted to cry and cry.

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Author: MW Bewick

Writer of poetry and place; editor and journalist. Co-founder of Dunlin Press. 'Scarecrow', a debut collection of poetry is available now from http://dunlinpress.bigcartel.com

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