Flash Fiction 400 words max. Who might be talking?
Who might be eavesdropping?
Or could it be a case of ethereal voices?
Whatever, have fun with Voices!
Here's my entry:
Dissenting Voices ~ Divine Forgiveness by Madeleine Maddocks
Alice’s smile beamed across her face as Michael smoothed an affectionate hand over her knee.
A cold chill gripped Alice’s heart. It was true they weren’t married, she wasn’t even his fiancée, but she was his girlfriend, yet Michael always seemed to recoil from using such a teenage label.
“This is my err” he stumbled again. His expression frantic, groping like a drowning man searching for a lifeline.
Alice’s face set in a steely grimace. She took Mrs. Johnson’s hand and with a determined smile fixed between her ears she said “I’m Alice, pleased to meet you.”
As the woman led the way to their room, Alice tried to quiet the dissenting voice inside her head that whittled: ‘To err is human, to err twice is downright mortifying!’ (396 words) MPA