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The Stolen Thunder

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Their eyes met. She was smiling.
He had put on weight and was low on confidence. He passed a smile, hoping.
It went unnoticed but her gaze was steady. Perplexed, he looked intently, following her line of sight.

He turned.


The nation’s latest heartthrob adorned the wall behind him.

He felt his thunder being stolen.

Written by Sangfroid

January 21, 2010 at 4:48 pm

Posted in iWrite

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  1. Was there any thunder earlier to be stolen?


    January 21, 2010 at 4:55 pm

  2. interesting ! Life takes a turn again !


    January 21, 2010 at 5:03 pm

    • Yup! Life is a roller-coaster. Just gotta ride it πŸ™‚


      January 22, 2010 at 6:43 pm

  3. I would say good for him! For someone else he might be the thunder!


    January 21, 2010 at 5:15 pm

    • Perfect! I like that thought process πŸ™‚


      January 22, 2010 at 6:43 pm

  4. Poor him…

    Really missing morbid writing..



    January 21, 2010 at 5:55 pm

  5. An under-the-belt hit…must have left him speechless


    January 21, 2010 at 7:12 pm

  6. I can so agree with Mridula here…


    January 21, 2010 at 7:41 pm

  7. thunder lost in a lightning flash πŸ˜›


    January 21, 2010 at 9:33 pm

  8. (Job still sucks and my creativity and originality has gone for a hike so stealing yours πŸ™‚ )

    Our eyes met. I frowned.
    I had put on weight and was low on confidence. I hoped he would ignore me.
    I sighed and slowly lowered my head only to find a pair of red converse in my line of sight.
    I looked up.
    The crazy calm in his eyes abated thunder in mine.



    January 22, 2010 at 5:18 pm

    • Stupendous!
      And this is no stealing. It is just inspiration. Ain’t it? πŸ™‚


      January 22, 2010 at 6:47 pm

  9. Happens sometime with me. I never see whose around me. It might just be possible that she psyched out πŸ˜‰ and was not noticing the heart throb?


    January 30, 2010 at 4:02 pm

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