S is for “Stronger” (2016) – #atozchallenge @AprilA2Z

woman-506120_19201
https://pixabay.com/en/woman-bed-female-attractive-506120/

Continued from “Ordinary”.

Stronger (Victoria)

He had me pinned to the bed so that I could barely move. I was overwhelmed by the stench of stale beer on his breath and the odor of his cheap cologne that rubbed off on my skin.

A, B, C…

With my face turned towards the window to avoid his mouth, his stubble was like steel wool scratching the skin off my cheek. Resisting only made things worse and so I lay still, continuing to recite the alphabet in my head like I always did.

D, E, F…

I never said yes. But I never said no. I never uttered a word to anyone about it because the blame would simply boomerang back on me.

G, H…

At least it would be over as quickly as it always started.

I, J…

The one tiny lingering doubt about what I had done earlier died when he shuddered and collapsed on top of me.

K.

He promptly fell asleep and I was a prisoner under his weight.

He couldn’t even make it to M this time.

Then again, what I’d slipped into his beer had probably taken effect too…

I slipped my shaking hand under the pillow to where I’d hidden my cell earlier. I had wanted to be stronger and handle this all on my own but now I realized that I needed help.

I hit the speed dial for Ella – she always knew what to do.

I just prayed that she’d answer my call.

Continued – “Trouble”.

©2016 Marquessa Matthews. All Rights Reserved.


Disclaimer: I have no copyrights to the song and/or video and/or hyperlinks to songs and/or videos above.

 

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Advertisements

31 thoughts on “S is for “Stronger” (2016) – #atozchallenge @AprilA2Z

  1. Pingback: T is for “Trouble” – #atozchallenge #revenge @AprilA2Z | Simply Marquessa

  2. Pingback: Repost: S is for Stronger #abuse #domesticviolence #fiction | Simply Marquessa

  3. Pingback: Catching “Feels” #writerwednesday #writerslife #feels  | Simply Marquessa

Great blogs thrive because of comments and readership. I'd love to hear from you!

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s