He slammed the cabinet. The faucet was running, spilling over the top of the pot. He left it on as he poured the water into the coffee maker.
Skillets and pots rattled when he kicked the stove drawer shut. The burner squeaked under the pressure of the pan.
He pushed the refrigerator door with his hip, and everything in the door banged together.
When she stumbled into the kitchen, yawning, she asked, “Why are you up so early on your day off?”
“Oh, did I wake you?”
Opening the month of the 125 word upper limit, this flash fiction weighs in at 87 words. The word for this week is wake.
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Have you ever disturbed someone’s sleep because you were angry? Anyone done it to you? Have you ever done something nice for someone when you were angry to make them feel shame?
What is the next part of the conversation which should take place?
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