sherry171 (Canada) published:
PROMPT: Flash Fiction Competition 2020
"I told you Peter wouldn't jump!"
I trembled, leaning closer to the edge, feeling the nail-like grooves stab against my heels.
They didn't know how much I wanted to. How much the longing had consumed me since she'd leapt first. My stomach rocked with the waves, and it almost all spilled out. I prayed I'd claimed the power to split the sea, exposing the rock below.
She was the one who sowed the parables, the stories of loss and hope....
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