Title: The Stranger Within
Source: 100 Word Wednesday: Week 140
Word count: 100 words
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Tilly stood at the pool’s edge, acutely aware that she didn’t belong there. The rippling water displayed a distorted image of a familiar stranger in a wedding gown. She searched the flowing reflection, ever-changing it offered multiple perspectives.
Beyond the pool deck, they had erected a white tent where everyone waited. Suspended, her future felt eager for her arrival. But she lingered here, contemplating the divergence, she felt the despair heavy in her heart.
The blacktopped parking lot lay behind her, a seductive alternative offering her another way.
Black and white had never been so grey. Breathing deeply, she jumped.
Keep on writing.
Jo Hawk The Writer