It had been warm for awhile now but today the sun had decided to blaze in the sky, so everywhere was hot.
People gathered outside, hurrying to the shops to by water and BBQ food. Others took to their gardens and basked in the glory.
I went into my cellar and sat there in the dark coldness, praying for winter to arrive early.
The fence would always divided us,
physically, mentally and emotionally.
It was the barrier I could never break down.
(Inspired from; https://only100words.xyz/2017/03/09/three-line-tales-week-58. Photo by Jake Oates via Unsplash)
I woke up this morning and looked out of my window.
The flowers were starting to bloom in between the wet grey stones
And there were frogs croaking in my pond.
He wanted to catch the sunrise.
Not to take a photo or harness the energy.
But to seal it in a jar to give to her, so she could have light wherever she went.
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It had been years since I’d last been at the water plant.
Standing on the gated platform, I looked out over the dark lapping water.
The memories came flooding back and I recalled a childhood lost to tragedy.
(From a photo prompt by: https://only100words.xyz/2017/01/19/three-line-tales-week-fifty-one , with thanks. Click to read the other stories the photo above inspired and maybe try writing one yourself.)
Everywhere was Christmas themed and spirits were high.
He took no pleasure in it and shut out the carol singers.
He went back to sitting before the fire, sucking on a humbug whilst he thought, bugger them all.
There’s something in the attic and it wants to get out.
At night, it groans and wails, throws things around and makes sleep impossible.
The problem is though, only I can hear it.
The colorful leaves fall from the trees, dancing to the ground.
I walk through them, admiring the feel of the misty morning on my skin.
Though, it’s just a vision of what once was long ago before the finally war.
It was over in seconds and they could not remember clearly what had happened.
On moment, life was normal what they had always known and then everything changed.
Their lives would never be the same and the pain would stay with them forever.
She had been believing that it was hay fever over the last few days.
Awaking, she felt worse and realized it was a mild cold.
Sighing, she decided to spend the day in bed, hoping it would go away with rest.