Saturday, August 16, 2008

Prompt 25: Homecoming

Thanks to Geraldine at My Poetic Path for this week's prompt, homecoming, and for the image and short story excerpt below.

The hot, stifling air. A far-reaching, almost eerie silence.

Sky, brilliantly blue; generously dotted with billowy "mashed potato" clouds. Replicas and visions from younger, happier days.

All of these had remained.

Helping to sustain him through the long, lost days. He had known only to well, the many faces of hunger and thirst. The nights, hardest of all to bear.

Read the entire short story at: The Homecoming


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