Strangers in the Night

He approached her with confidence.
She looked so shy. Vulnerable.
There was something about her that pulled him towards her. She refused to open up. They had been friends for so long. Easy going. Sharing so much, yet practically nothing.
The more she hid, the greater he felt that pull.
As he inched forward, she wished he’d stop.
She’d lost her heart to him.
Their lips were sealed, but the air around them wasn’t.
She couldn’t let him know. He would go away if he knew.
Suddenly, untold unexpressed love had turned them both into strangers in the night.

…. to be continued

Introduced in February 2013 on Everyday Gyaan – an invitation, a prompt, a linky. Write exactly a 100 words on the prompt and publish it on your blog – a story, a poem, a mini-essay. The linky will be open right up to next Friday.
100 Words on Saturday will be up here every Saturday.

This week’s prompt: Strangers in the Night courtesy Suzy Que.



  1. Sometimes, expressing feelings to one you love is not that easy. Most of the times, because we fear of the circumstances it would lead to in the relation. And practically, it is easier said than done.
    Nice writing dear… waiting for the next 🙂


  2. Pingback: Sequel to Strangers in the Night | A Walk into the Woods

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