50 word story #2: Serendipity

#2train track 2

 She picked up on the first ring.

 For a moment they both stumbled over their words.

 Life was giving them both a second chance.

 He smiled as he remembered how they met.

 He wouldn’t have been on that train if not for the accident.

“Was it an accident?” he wondered.

 

 

 

 

 

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15 thoughts on “50 word story #2: Serendipity

  1. Amazing how much you can fit in 50 little words! The train appears in yet another poem. Hmmm. This chance meeting sounds like a collision with serendipity to me! Have a great day, Chevvy! 🙂

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    1. I guess I like the symbol of energy, movement, changing destinations and choices that trains offer. Yeah, you can’t say a lot in 50 words so each word must “count” pardon the pun. So look out for the play on words. I was tempted to do a short story but might stay with this one a bit further. As for serendipity versus chance, you’ll have to tell me 😀

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  2. Oh girl now tell me was it an accident?

    I see you followed up!
    Chevvy I just can’t with you girl !
    You are something else doll!

    You still got me wanting more! Be careful! I might pick you to pieces!

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    1. ha!ha! – you want to turn me into a soap opera writer. Well since you encouraged me to continue,look out for episode 3. The accident thing – I’ll have to keep you in suspense a bit longer😀

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        1. ha!ha!ha! – I’m delaying the gratification here. Check out my latest post – thought you’d want to hear the story from different perspectives. Of course, I have no idea where it’s headed at the moment 😉

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    1. Yeah if this was a complete short story I’d ask you to wait for weekly episodes. Since I’m limited to 50 words, I’ll have to give daily snippets. This episode is part 2 to my previous short story post. Glad to have you following this T. 🙂

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      1. The thing is though, these ARE complete short stories. Longer short stories also leave the reader wanting more. Our imagination must suffice for any further information we feel we need! 🙂

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        1. Yes, although I’m experimenting with making them feed off each other, I am also trying to make then stand alone. I agree that they offer the reader an opportunity to ponder the few thoughts/moral of the story and formulate their own conclusions.

          But it’s great to know that either way, one can create that suspense:-)

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