Wednesday, November 3, 2010

100 Word Challenge: Prompt "Harsh"

"Haunting Decisions"

She sits staring at the welcoming white line on the glass of the coffee table, reflecting on the unbalance events in her life. She is embraced by vivid thoughts of burnt bridges, devastating forest fires, and frayed hangman nooses. The music brings her back to her tarnished, dimly lit reality. The brush of a cold rigid touch traced across the back of her neck. She turns toward the window, noticing the opening that was allowing her security to escape.

She stands at the window, contemplating her next movement……under the harsh weight of judgment; she remains peacefully still for a moment.