Just words

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They was only words that he’d spoken, they couldn’t do any harm to anybody.

It wasn’t as if what he said weren’t true, was it?

Sure, he didn’t have any hard evidence, he hadn’t actually witnessed anything, but everybody knew.

He hadn’t said anything that hadn’t already been said a thousand times by everybody else at some point or another; the whole town knew, everybody.

So why did he feel so guilty all of a sudden, so uncertain of himself, after pa and his friends had picked up their rifles and driven off?

Lillie McFerrin Writes

About TheImaginator

35 year old sciolist living in Tokyo. I like swing dancing, Twitter word games, writing, using Stumbleupon.com, reading, and watching movies. I write stuff on my blog occasionally.
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4 Responses to Just words

  1. Leslie says:

    Very intriguing. Nice job 🙂

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