Remembrance by Em. C

The following is a featured 100-word story from the December Writing Challenge.

 

It must have been coincidence that whenever they visited, it rained. And just like that, the spark of hope was extinguished, leaving behind a mood as grey as the sky. She remembers the tell-tale smell, the ward, the kindly doctors. She remembers the hand gripping hers, the trembling breaths, the sunken eyes. She remembers the black dress and the flowers. The stillness. A quiet.

One year has passed, but each day has its own conflict:
She fights to stop the tears.
She struggles to repair, piece by piece, a broken heart.
She tries to remember, but her memories are fading.

 

 

 

Em. C
15
UK
Germ Magazine guest author
… is a contributing guest author for Germ, which means the following criteria (and then some) have been met: possessor of a fresh, original voice; creator of fresh, original content; genius storyteller; superlative speller; fantastic dancer; expert joke teller; handy with a toolbox; brilliant at parties; loves us as much as we love them.

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