Emaan Warraich (United Kingdom) published:
PROMPT: Novel Writing Competition 2020
An overripe lemon.
Sitting on the end of a quivering branch, like an omen. There was something so rude, so infuriating about this particular lemon. How dare it? How dare it sit there which such verve, such confidence? Such garish optimism? Its yellowness deeply offended me on that day, the entire world seemed to be concaving in, it felt like the Earth itself had spun out of orbit, The sinews of my flesh were practically dissociating, my own family...
7 months ago