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Creative Non-fiction Writing Prompt #3: Rivals

Prompt: Each and everyone on of us has had the experience of disagreeing with somebody, be it a family member, a friend, or a co-worker. Think about an emotional disagreement, and write a short inner monologue about the disagreement. Suggested time: 1-3 minutes. Feel free to share your writing exercise; I'll comment mine as well. Let's keep writing together.
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@onesmile Yes, I was! Good catch. Glad my point came across well. @moya23 Interesting! There seem to be quite a few people affecting the way this inner dialogue goes for you--I hope there was a peaceful resolution.
mine: I'm not sure whether she's a leader or my boss! I just can't stand with what my colleague just said this morning about how mad my boss at me. Could she think more careful when saying that words to me...aaaarghh!!! How could she just believe what Carla said bout me. She knows Carla well...she's a grumpy liar old woman. Nobody trusts her...but whaaat my boss....she just believes her! No waaay! Ok...karma does exist darling!
It wasn't that I wasn't ready to talk to you, it was that I wasn't ready to disappoint you. Couldn't you feel my hesitation as you asked me what was wrong? Couldn't you sense my heart, throbbing through layers of sweaters only keeping in the cold radiating from my bones? Couldn't you feel anything?
@greggr I only got it because you left us some major clues lol ;) @moya23 I can really relate to your situation-good job!! I know that my inner mind gets so worked up in situations like that
@greggr Another one already?! I just did #2 haha!! Okay okay I'll try anyways. "I can't believe she thought that I would really say something like that--to Alice of all people! Why would I do that? I really can't believe that even though I told her it's not true; told her that it never happened, she still didn't believe me. I guess that she wasn't as serious about trusting me as I thought she was." This isn't very long but I got stuck, and repetitive!
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