Six little words

Okay, in response to [Rob’s challenge](http://www.the-word-is-not-enough.com/blog/rob/2006/10/the_new_inadvertent_sixword_me.php) — and as responded in his comments — below is my six-word short story.

> Last breath. Expecting salvation. None came.

It’s funny, but the short number of words does really focus the mind — even more than last December’s [50-word limit](http://www.matthewman.net/articles/2005/12/11/two-things-on-my-mind)…

A few others:

> Flowers. Bended knee. Ring. Answer? “No.”

> “How are you?” “Been better. Bastard.”

> His last words: “Mirror. Manouevre. Sig…”

Author: Scott Matthewman

Formerly Online Editor and Digital Project Manager for The Stage, creator of the award-winning The Gay Vote politics blog, now a full-time software developer specialising in Ruby, Objective-C and Swift, as well as a part-time critic for Musical Theatre Review, The Reviews Hub and others.