You Leached Her Happiness

Word of the day: Colour

Colleen Millsteed
Catharsis Chronicles
2 min readMay 18, 2024

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Whispy smoke in different colours.
Image courtesy of Pixabay

It’s been twelve months since you rejected her and since that day she has lived in a world of black and white.

There are days that she awakens to the dark clouds that hover over her head, over her bed, over her entire view. Days of such despair that she fights the good fight — and doesn’t always win.

Other days, she finds the dark clouds dissipate but her world is bland, unexciting, dismal all the same.

Until she met another. One that reaches out to support her, protect her, fight for her — he who brings colour back into her days.

This drabble has been written as part of the daily Drabble challenge and today’s random word, that must be included in the drabble, is ‘colour’.

Wikipedia defines a drabble as follows :

A drabble is a short work of fiction of precisely one hundred words in length. The purpose of the drabble is brevity, testing the author’s ability to express interesting and meaningful ideas in a confined space.

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Colleen Millsteed
Catharsis Chronicles

Top Writer in Poetry. I’m a Finance Manager with a love of both numbers and words.