Shawn L. Bird

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30Words30Days#2- Communicate April 2, 2023

Filed under: narrative,Writing — Shawn L. Bird @ 6:05 am
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#30Words30Days prompt from

Each day in April Sumitra (pleomorphic2) will post a prompt on Twitter. Participants are to respond with a 30 word story. Follow along and see how it goes!

2. Communicate

The publican doesn’t understand my words, but I mime sleep; he pulls out the ledger. I mime drinking; he pulls a pint.

I’ll be okay here, if my luck holds.


3 Responses to “30Words30Days#2- Communicate”

  1. Trish Haugen Says:

    Yours is much deeper than mine. But mine is more personal.

    “I need to be heard,” I say to my husband who responds with his normal silence. Sighing and reluctant, I pull the plug. He ignores me for the last time.


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