the accomplice

Staring at her hands to avoid the jurors’ intrusive eyes, she spat out answers. Each word bitter and heavy on her tongue.

A guilty verdict would surely dig a needle in his arm. So she swallowed the truth and set herself free.

17 thoughts on “the accomplice

  1. I love how you’ve played with the theme–spitting out words, the taste bitter and heavy, and then swallowing the truth. Great work.

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  2. Wonderful how you’ve worked with eating words, espy swallowing the truth. Given the title though, I share Cyn’s sentiments about her going free.

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