Thoughts jostle in the space of infinite competition. Pushing against each other, they vie for my attention. Where can I hide from their pursuit? I search for ways to silence them. I close my eyes, breathe deeply, and try to let go.
She sits alone at her kitchen table. One hand casts away cigarette ashes while the other turns the final pages of her latest escape. The knock at the door startles her. She cautiously approaches. Peering through the peephole, she sees no one. She waits a few minutes, checks again, still no sign of anyone. SheContinue reading “99 Word Writing Prompt: Misanthrope”