Tuesday is when I tackle some Five Sentence Fiction. Feel free to take Lillie McFerrin’s challenge to write a five sentence story based on a single word prompt. The word does not have to appear in your five sentences, just used for direction. This week’s word is Potions.
Eric had his own way of dealing with her. He opened the antique wooden cupboard where he kept his potions under lock and key. A dusty dry aroma rose up at him and he gently traced a finger across the labels of each of the bottles that sat tucked into their own personal niches like saint statues at a cathedral. This one will do the trick he thought lifting the bottle from the old box, uncorking it and breathing in the peaty bouquet. There was nothing like a 21-year-old single malt Scotch to erase the sound of her voice saying, “I’m leaving.”
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