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PROMPT: Novel Writing Competition 2020
She feels naked under the sun.
Even while sitting outside the courtroom, lingering witnesses avoid her gaze, as if she’s capable of transferring shame and guilt and sorrow through her irises. It’s unsettling, really, yet, then again, everything seems to be unsettling these days. All she can do is live with it.
Inhale. Hold. Exhale. Inhale. Hold. Exhale.
After a few moments, Mayuka lets a sigh pass through her lips and closes her eyes. A gust of wind shakes the...
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