“I never thought you the type”, he said. His eyes bore holes in hers, as if he was searching for turbulent waters, finding only quiet pools free of sediment or debris. She smiled tenderly with innocent resolve, turned, and walked away, thinking the same.

dversepoets.comA quadrille. 44 words excluding the title. The word is type.

Ready for another break.

About Mary (tqhousecat)

I am a wife and a mother of two grown children. I love Jesus and sharing my faith through written words. I currently have a poetry blog and also write on My main focus is hope in Christ. I only wish that whoever reads this will be blessed, inspired and occasionally amused.
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20 Responses to Atypical

  1. msjadeli says:

    Aha! They both have some food for thought. I wonder what will happen next? Good one, Mary. If you take a break, seeya on thh flipside!

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  2. whimsygizmo says:

    A cliffhanger! Well don.

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  3. There is so much left unsaid in this piece. Well done.

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  4. Truedessa says:

    There is def a story lingering there. Enjoy your break

    Liked by 1 person

  5. rothpoetry says:

    Very nice Mayr! Love it.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Nitin Lalit says:

    Such a sense of mystery in this piece. I kept wondering what they were talking about. Did she commit a crime? Break his heart? Really good storytelling.

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  7. Jim says:

    I’d walk away too from this insolent slob.
    A fun 44.

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  8. Mish says:

    I admire her restraint! Cool, calm and collective…as they say.

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  9. Lovely, Mary! I want more 🙂

    Much love,

    Liked by 1 person

  10. I like this! The unknown mysterious. Cool.


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