In SIX WORDS or fewer, write a story about the path you didn’t take.

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In SIX WORDS or fewer, write a story about the path you didn’t take.

(Leave your story in the comments below.)


What the heck is this? Based on the response to my six word challenges on twitter, I decided to move the prompts to my blog so that you may all enjoy the responses. Hemingway was the first to write a six word story, though the truth of that is up for debate.


 

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Anonymous

6 years ago

Should have been there for her.

JC Piech (@JCPiech)

6 years ago

If only I’d told him sooner.

Jerry Seltzer

6 years ago

I never played it safe.

Tante Willemijn

6 years ago

Once in a lifetime. I passed.

Tony Noland (@TonyNoland)

6 years ago

Then she dumped me… thank God.

Anonymous

6 years ago

Military life, not. Partied too much.

Lace Lawrence (@lacelaya)

6 years ago

Traded cowboy hat for city heels.

Sabrina Snow Witch (@introvertedwife)

6 years ago

The tentacles were too thick.

Jonathan Shipley

6 years ago

Life’s echo in Montana’s hills.

Nani Paape

6 years ago

Marry? No, I’m going to college.

Chris Roberts (@Chris767Roberts)

6 years ago

John Wilkes wanted my answer. “No.”

anonymous

6 years ago

If only I hadn’t stopped!

Modupe Taiwo

6 years ago

Fear deprived me of excellence

kristinkisskamehigan

6 years ago

“Down Under” could wait, right? No.

Anonymous

6 years ago

I have no time for regrets.

Anonymous

6 years ago

The damn safety was on. Again.

Bambi Edlund

6 years ago

I get to choose the furniture.

Anon

6 years ago

It felt too good to last.

Stephen Mayne (@finalreel)

6 years ago

The path opened up. I didn’t.

Greg Lumpkin

6 years ago

Love lost. Doors opened. Happy ending.

Rita Menezes

6 years ago

I should have Known better

Margaux

6 years ago

The one without a compass.

Bethany

6 years ago

That path would have been boring.

Anonymous

6 years ago

I left Africa before my soul.

Sarah Bacon (@BendyBacon)

6 years ago

First love, last abuse; worst mistake

todayschapter

6 years ago

Grow up? No fun in that!

martha

6 years ago

I broke up with Jesus.

bbcstudiowrites

6 years ago

Rejected “crazy” women; grew old alone.

Als_Sanctuary

6 years ago

I never wanted that job really.

Eamonn Lorigan

6 years ago

We were soulmates. For a while.

Alaskan

6 years ago

Teeth biting on the other path.

Mary-Ann

6 years ago

Compromised my beliefs; I said goodbye.

Mary-Ann

6 years ago

He still wonders, “what if?”

nats1980

4 years ago

I froze!Ticket said,”One way.”