100 Words – Bundle

The prompt over at Velvet Verbosity this week is “bundle”. The natural inclination was to write something with a holiday flare but that seemed so…expected. And so I present my entry.

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She wadded the calendar pages and violently threw them away. It had been well over a month since he’d touched her in any way more personal than a quick peck or a reluctant hug.  Her fists clenched and teeth gritted as she battled the familiar roiling self loathing. Resolutely she bundled the crippling emotions as tightly as the offending pages. She pushed them back into the deepest crevice of her psyche and slipped into her role as a healthy, self confident woman. She knew he loved her but she couldn’t blame him for not wanting her. She didn’t want herself.

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