It is time…


Reaching down into the water, I held the watch in my hand. Inside my palm I could feel it pulsating slowly, the seconds ticking by. I held it lightly ignoring the urge to squeeze the memories that it held into my blood. I knew it was time, time to let the past remain in the past, let old wounds heal. I slowly let it go and looked at it fall a little deeper inside. Just the way he disappeared under the water the day he died so that I could live…

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This week’s photo prompt is provided by Louise with The Storyteller’s Abode. Thank you Louise!

 

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21 thoughts on “It is time…

  1. Lovely descriptions in your story, Joy, and a very unexpected ending. It reminds me of the Titanic movie, although your back story will probably be something quite different. It’s a very intriguing last line.

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