This is my weekly FridayPhrases post. This is a weekly microfiction event on Twitter, writing 140-character stories with an optional theme prompt. Check out the link for more information, or ask in the comments. :0
This week’s theme: Pause.
Just a small pause, a break in the stress. A moment of stillness to actually feel alive. I smile, then re-enter the maelstrom.
Pause, and think. Don’t rush into it. Look for the bad, remember the good .Don’t do what I always do. Pause, and think this time.
She paused the video and let the tears fall, gave in to the heartache. Arms wrapped around herself,s he closed her eyes. He was gone.