Taken

April 29, 2009
By Anonymous

She stared through wet-flecked eyes as the flames swallowed her beautiful home.
She screamed frantically, fighting against someone’s iron grip as she tried to pull away.
They could not go back inside. The words echoed painfully in her mind.
The smoke rose higher into the moon-lit sky, carrying his soul with it.

The author's comments:
For class, we had to write a story that had no more than 55 words. My story is exactly 55.

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on Dec. 30 2009 at 11:08 pm
So lovely, so tragic. Your writings are truly something. Why haven't you been discovered yet?

Whitney GOLD said...
on May. 15 2009 at 5:10 pm
Whitney GOLD, Carlisle, Indiana
11 articles 17 photos 13 comments
This was sad, yet beautiful. Great job!


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