ellachristina

Ireland

ellachristina (Ireland) published:

My Heart Bleeds

PROMPT: Novel Writing Competition 2020

I can’t stand the smell of them.
 
I stand in the garden – her garden – surrounded by her flowers and their thick, sweet scent. It’s everywhere. I can feel it in my hair, on my skin, in my eyes, burning. It fills my nostrils. 
 
I wrap my hands around my shoulders, clutching at them, willing myself to walk away. It’s too bright, too beautiful. When I tilt my head towards the sky, the startling blue is an...

Seeking Peer Reviews

7 months ago

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ellachristina (Ireland) published:

My Heart Bleeds

PROMPT: Novel Writing Competition 2020

I can’t stand the smell of them.
 
I stand in the garden – her garden – surrounded by her flowers and their thick, sweet scent. It’s everywhere. I can feel it in my hair, on my skin, in my eyes, burning. It fills my nostrils. 
 
I wrap my hands around my shoulders, clutching at them, willing myself to walk away. It’s too bright, too beautiful. When I tilt my head towards the sky, the startling blue is an...

Seeking Peer Reviews

7 months ago