Fueled by

Fueled by anger, she said vicious and hate-filled things that could never be retrieved. She basked in her anger and never caught even a glimmer of the fact that it got her nothing she wanted in return.

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Author: Virginia DeBolt

Writer and teacher who writes blogs about web education, writing practice, and pop culture.

7 thoughts on “Fueled by”

  1. Fueled by an intense desire to get even, I dialed Jane’s number. I had rehearsed exactly what I would say and the tone of voice I would use. Before I could say hello, the woman on the other end said, “Oh honey, I am so glad you called. I have been feeling so lonely.” The lonely woman who was not Jane started to cry. .

  2. Fueled by desperation, she searched for an exit strategy. The first few options that floated through her mind were comical, but the next batch were morbid. Of course, she had to take the realistic route, but it was the worst option in her mind: sitting and waiting.

  3. The sound of the lawn mower broke the serenity of the balmy summer afternoon. At that instant, she knew that he had arrived—right on schedule. Fueled by her curiosity, she debated, as had been the case in the past, whether to look from her upstairs bedroom window or refrain from it. She found herself standing in front of the window, but this time she was not hiding behind the curtain, as she was prone to do. She had parted it, and there she stood—watching him…

  4. Fueled by the desire to complete an undertaking, I renewed my thirst for success and engaged the project again. The project, a worthwhile endeavor, had been on my mind for several years, yet the attitude needed for completion was not present. The opportunity arose after thirty years, and I completed the project.

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