Another Way – Flash Fiction Challenge

Title: Another Way
Source: Flash Fiction Challenge
Prompt: Write a story about sea mist.
Word count:  99 words

Photo by Jakob Stenqvist on Unsplash

I’ve seen them walk into the sea. You know the ones, plagued by constant misery. Their eyes cast down, always looking at the ground. The sea mists rise, reaching for cloudy skies. All around, the grey days bring despair, and in the mist, I could surely drown.

I want something else as I stand here with the sand between my toes, struggling to survive. I’m amazed I’m still alive. But I won’t say goodbye.

They say there is another way. So even on the cloudy day, even in the misty grey, I keep my eyes looking for the sun.


Keep on writing.

Jo Hawk The Writer

19 thoughts on “Another Way – Flash Fiction Challenge

  1. i can see the hope and also determination to look for the sun, even on cloudy days if we wait long enough the sun will come out and surprise us, a beautiful story Jo, very encouraging especially for those who feel they have no other course of action

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  2. Pingback: Sea Mist « Carrot Ranch Literary Community

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