Tuesday is when I tackle some Five Sentence Fiction. Feel free to take Lillie McFerrin’s challenge to write a five sentence story based on a single word prompt. The word does not have to appear in your five sentences, just used for direction. This week’s word is Lost.
Here is my offering:
He stood at the door blinking. Their mouths were still moving above blue uniforms but Jeremy could no longer hear the words, in fact he could hear nothing but a searing white whine that seemed to permeate the universe and cut deeply into his head. The fat one had said, “We’re sorry Mr. Lexington, they worked valiantly at the scene of the accident but your wife could not be revived.” At that point everything inside of Jeremy became unhitched and he had no sensation of feeling connected to the earth—he couldn’t feel the ground beneath his feet. His anchor line had been severed leaving him utterly lost.
Got five sentences? Share them!
P.S. I know I missed the deadline (just saw Lillie’s call for designs) but I would love to throw my idea for a Five Sentence Fiction badge into the fray. Here’s what I came up with if it’s not too late: