CREATIVE WRITING EXERCISES N0. 14: FINISH A SENTENCE

**Take 5 minutes to finish the following sentence**

THE LAST THING I WANTED TO DO THAT DAY WAS……

take that drive with her. The drive that I’d promised her, that she had painstakingly organised despite my protestations. “It’ll be fine”, she had always said, effortlessly sidestepping my objections and efforts to join in with her scheming.
But the day had finally come and a promise is a promise. So, as the pink limousine slowed to a halt by the kerbside, I checked my tie, straightening it for the umpteenth time, brushed a stray hair back into place and kissed my wife on the lips. Then, I opened the door and stepped aside as the funeral director stepped into the house.
“We’re ready now”, I said.

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