In a moment of silence

This is a challenge from Picture it and Write.
(I decided to give myself a 100 word limit.)Girl in the red coat

She methodically balanced on the railing, gently stretching her arms to feel Autumn’s flow. Voices rose in her pulse. “Arch gracefully, Yes! That’s it,” he coached. “Bend, yes, more! See your hands meet your heel, and… UP. Beautiful! ” Her mother’s legacy sang beauty into her fingertips; “Darling, you have the world. Such opportunities for gymnasts now…” The girl pivoted, imagining the crowd’s roar in a bright red flash of sailing coat as her arm finished into a polished pose. Her skin was electric beneath the oppressive sky, and she could feel the future calling.

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3 thoughts on “In a moment of silence

    • Hi Bridget,
      Thanks for connecting through Story Dam, I’m also looking forward to getting to know everyone and reading their work.
      I took the positive slant with this dark picture because I thought that great amounts of good comes from time alone- that may feel dark at the time- but is actually very productive.

      Thanks for dropping by.
      Tereasa

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