100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups (100WCGU)
This week’s prompt, to include I switched it off.
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The letter came today and impacted like a blunt bullet as the outcome of its contents sank in. I recoiled at all the effort, energy, excitement and hopes. We were within days or a couple of weeks at the most, but it was not to be. Thin threads that had become entwined in the last three months had formed a thick immoveable trunk; I could proceed no further.
I am choosing to believe it was a lucky escape; that it would have been totally disastrous to have gone through with it. But the emotions dial, I turned it off! I had to accept the situation and walk away.