Walk On

Came across an interesting challenge today: write a story of exactly 50 words. No more, no less.

This challenge, presented here: was developed by guest blogger, Boy with the Hat. (Spoiler alert: he does, in fact, wear a hat.)

So I present to you a story in precisely 50 words. Probably the most brief you’ll ever get from me. Enjoy.



She walked away, back straight, a tear on her cheek. She prayed he would follow. She prayed he wouldn’t. Useless. They were dashed off the rocks with the ocean waves. Every step dragged a ball and chain.

He didn’t follow. He wouldn’t.

So she wouldn’t look back.

She walked on.

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