Free Fallin'

June 29, 2009
By JeanniF. PLATINUM, Brooklyn, New York
JeanniF. PLATINUM, Brooklyn, New York
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The Captain was laughing so hard he couldn’t breathe. Otis was smiling, the missing teeth making him even scarier. Sheri Moon, though, was the scariest. She had her cold pistol pressed to the distraught man’s neck. He was breathing hard, but Sheri Moon was just smiling at him.

And I’m free, free fallin’

“Please, I’ll give you anything you want,” the man pleaded. Otis grabbed the man by his hair and pulled his head back. Sheri Moon played the gun against the man’s arteries.

Yeah I’m free, free fallin’

The author's comments:
These characters are some of my favorite to write about, Sheri Moon, her brother Otis, and her father The Captain. The italicized lyrics are from the Tom Petty song Free Fallin

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