Wild Horse Island – 100WW

Image Credit: Samantha Scholl

Title: Wild Horse Island

Source: 100 Word Wednesday: Week 12

Word count: 100 words

She rolled as another wave broke across her bow, turned her sideways as she descended the trough. The captain screamed orders to his crew, words which the relentless wind whipped out to the savage sea. Men scrambled, slipping and sliding across the wet, heaving deck. Aware of the consequences should a wave catch her broadside.

They crested the next wave at a forty-five-degree angle, a thunderous crack reverberated through the men’s souls. One final wave cast them into the depths. Horses released from the cargo hold swam to the small costal island they would one day call Wild Horse Island.

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Keep on writing.

Jo Hawk The Writer

9 thoughts on “Wild Horse Island – 100WW

  1. Pingback: Wind-Up Week 12: 100 Word Wednesday – Bikurgurl

  2. Oh so lovely — I thought of the Assateague Island as well!! My boys and I read Misty and Misty’s Foal several years ago. Favorite stories of mine as a child, and now stories I’ve shared with my children. Thank you kindly for adding to our community this week — lovely story indeed ❤

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