Grimace… 33 Words

Thirty-three steps, that’s the distance from life to death.
Thirty-three steps, how far from the holding cell to the table.
Thirty-three steps, last she would take, as the chemical cocktail achieved her grimace.


Want to take part in the WEEKEND WRITING PROMPT? Write a story or poem with just 33 words, no more no less, and send it to Sammi Cox.

7 responses

  1. wow

  2. Dear Ted,

    Chilling thirty-three steps in thirty-three words. Darkly clever.



  3. Thirty three is now quite an intimidating number~

  4. Whoa! Good one, Ted. Better than good: it’s gut-punch writerly!

    1. Thank you, Susan. Love that comment.

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