50 Word Story: Ripped



Falling to the ground, it lands with a discernible “splat.” Initially, he thinks it’s a bird, but it lacks feathers or a beak. Realization dawns on him as it quivers – broken and bleeding. He feels emptiness inside.

She walks away; unconcerned after having just ripped his heart from his chest.


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