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Wicked Words

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By J. R. LowePublished 10 months ago 1 min read
Wicked Words
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It was cruel, but I couldn’t help myself. Their disappointment was just so captivatingly delicious.

People rely on certainty, on finality, and on knowing how things end, you see. They expect a twist or a dark revelation. They hang on every word; waiting, reading, and anticipating, and I took advantage of that, devouring the hopes they once held so high.

How, you ask?

Well, dear reader, I taunted them with hopes of a creative conclusion and then...


About the Creator

J. R. Lowe

By day, I'm a PhD student, by night.... I'm still a PhD student, but sometimes I procrastinate by writing on Vocal. Based in Australia.

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  • L.C. Schäferabout a month ago

    Oooh, you! Wicked!

  • Soulful Writer4 months ago

    Well articulated thoughts ... keep going !

  • Donna Fox (HKB)8 months ago

    J.R. you evil genius, this was mean and so funny! I loved it! You created an intensity about the story from the beginning and then very tauntingly left us hanging! Which has the spiteful side of me buzzing in happy enthusiasm! Nicely done!

  • Cathy holmes10 months ago

    Haha. You bugger.

  • Babs Iverson10 months ago

    Good one!!! 💖💖💕

  • Mariann Carroll10 months ago

    Humorous, I was hook for sure

  • Lamar Wiggins10 months ago

    "and then, I go to sleep" ??? To be continued... Probably not. Great read, J.R. - We do wish for resolution, and now I know what it feels like to be left hanging. 😅

  • Dana Stewart10 months ago

    I feel manipulated. Just kidding, very creative and…❤️

  • Brenton F10 months ago

    Very clever!

  • How could you do this? Lol! This was so creative!

  • Donna Renee10 months ago

    I was so afraid that was where you were taking us!! I tip my hat to you and your deviousness 🤣🤣

  • Test10 months ago

    I knew that was coming, and still I felt ripped off! 😄 Not really--ironically, you gave me the conclusion I never knew I needed, and the only one that fits! Clever, clever stuff, JR!!

  • Paul Stewart10 months ago

    Haha, very clever!

  • Ash Taylor10 months ago

    Hah! Very creative, I like it

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