Photo Credit: Bjorn Rudeburgs
The intense sun beats down on my skin and burns like fire. My body aches but I must not give up. I have to try and live. The bruises and sores scream with pain from his continued beating, and I ache for it to stop. My mouth is parched and feels like dry cotton. I gasp for more air. Breathe. No, I must run!
I hear a brook and taste it's cool water quenching my thirst. A heavenly white light is calling me, showing me the way on this incredible staircase. I must go now… Finally, no more pain.
~~~~~~~~~~ 100 words ~~~~~~~~~~
My submission for “Friday Fictioneers” sponsored by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields – Addicted to Purple. This week being hosted by Dawn, author of, “The Day After.” Our assignment this week is to write a fictional story using the photo prompt. The story must be 100 words or less.