Secretly Intent

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Her finger gently traced the smooth ridge of the mahogany banister. Her presences would only be detected by the faintest of trails her fingertips left in the dust.

She turned the corner and smiled. There, in the glass case behind his desk, was the object of her intention. She thought she would never see its beauty again. Her eyes traced its soft and flowing crimson curves.

Oh how she longed to hold it in her hands once more. As she took a step towards the desk a slight movement in the corner caught her eye.

“I’ve been waiting for you.”

This week I made it a twofer. I am participating in Velvet Verbosity’s 100 Word Challenge. This week her word is Dust.

This is also my response to this week’s Trifecta challenge: Write a response using the third definition of the word ‘Intention‘.

Presentiment

I desperately searched his eyes for the answer, waiting for a response I didn’t want to hear.

He was still so young, but deep down, I knew his love for her was real.

This is my response to prompt two of this week’s Trifecta challenges: Write a 33 word response using the third definition of the word ‘Anticipation‘.

Gross Census

Through the crowd she saw him

Sidling up to his next victim

She remembered when he told her

…. she was the one

She knew he was keeping score

Another notch on his bedpost.

This is my response to prompt two of this week’s Trifecta challenges: Write a 33 word response using the third definition of the word score.