Title: Beach Rental
Source: 100 Word Wednesday: Week 82
Word count: 100 words
The listing promised the rental was “minutes from the beach”. While the beach looked close, it was an arduous twenty-minute trek down a rickety set of wooden stairs, barely wide enough for one person. They clung to what the natives called a hill. I called it a poison ivy covered cliff. The bottom of the stairs dumped me on a sand path that snaked through tall razor-sharp grasses. Hot, sweaty and tired, my skin slashed from the grass, I arrived at the beach. The beach itself was nicer than I expected. But when the sun set I called an Uber.
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Jo Hawk The Writer