Time again for Friday Fictioneers. A 100 words of fiction based around the photo prompt provided. The sun is shinning, tomorrow is payday and yet I’ve once again channeled the dark side. Maybe next week I’ll write about bunnies!! Follow the link to join in the fun.
Photo Copyright : J Hardy Carroll
She gripped the wall for support. The hairs on the back of her neck stood. The temperature dropped 20 degrees.
“DON’T GO IN, WALK AWAY” screamed the voice in her head.
She couldn’t listen.
The window bounced light across the floor. Prisms of colour, frenzied and feverish, danced to its frantic score.
All that pain, all that shame. Echoes that still ricochet 60 years later.
The baby had never taken a breath. No cries to give her away. Swaddling the body in her bloodied school skirt, she’d buried it beneath a stack of broken chairs.
Then left the school.
Left the town.