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Jan 22, 2010

Woman Called Rose












     His fingers laced the bottle, his body turning cold, his memories of a woman he loved called Rose.  Often he thought of her as he drank from his bottle of wine.  She used to sit beside him, thinking back in times tears ran down his face, memories of a time it was their favorite place.                                                     


                                                            

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11 comments:

Chef Kar said...

Reminds me of days gone by, not with Rose though :-)


I'm up after a few weeks hiatus:

Friday Flash 55 ~ Fortress

Peter Stone said...

Hi Larry,
Very nostalgic, you've captured the loneliness of lost love very well!

Brian Miller said...

nicely done. memories rise in those old familiar places. sometimes they are hard, sometimes they are sweet. great 55 man!

g-man said...

You don't see too many Wino 55's Larry...Great Job!
You tore a page out of time with this one Son...Have a Kick Ass Week-End...G

Susan at Stony River said...

Wow, so much living and pain in just 55 words -- leaves me wondering what happened to Rose and to him, to bring him to that moment with a bottle.

Sorry to be so late stopping by; life is seriously getting in the way this weekend! (argh!)

hope said...

A touch of true life: good memories mixed with regret.

Your's are always interesting. :) Have a great weekend!

Ronda Laveen said...

His body turned cold but his emotions are still fueld with heat. Touching 55.

Thanks for visiting my blog. I see that you are from Roseburg. I live in Redding, CA not all that far from you. My husband and I played golf, on occasion, at the course that borders I-5. Can't remember the name of it but, it was quite enjoyable.


Cheers.

Prayer Girl said...

Very nice 55. It reminds me of the song, "Sophisticated Lady".

Don't worry about being late to my site. I think the way it goes is "the only time you're too late to visit my blog is when you don't visit at all." :)

PG

Susan Anderson said...

What a poignant 55. Great job as always Larry! Thanks for visiting mine :)

♥ Boomer ♥ said...

Both sad and powerful. I'm glad you stopped by, and thank you for sharing such a real 55.

PS the Pratsie said...

some ppl never fade .. atleast not in memories !