Sue Vincent’s #writephoto Serenity. 4/9/20

This week’s prompt ~ Serenity

For visually challenged writers, the image shows a blue-lit landscape, land and calm water mirroring the cloudy, silver-lit sky.

My feet are cold, but I am past caring there is nothing left for me here. I step forward water rises up my legs, it’s no longer cold. My dress billows and the silver light touches my face. I am no longer tired, the pain is lifted from me as if I am cutting the ties that bind me. I move even further from the shore my steps unsteady now as the water reaches my chest. I am warm, I am rested I am happy. I slip beneath the waves and all I see is blue , as I look up I see the last of the silver light in the sky.

All of a sudden he is there his long red hair, his blue eyes and his beautiful silver fish tail. Wrapping me in his arms around me he whispers, “I told you I would wait for you, all you had to do was come to me.”

In the ICU the doctor shook his head , “We’ve lost her” he said, “Time of death 21.27″…the long whistle of the machine stopped as he turned it off leaving the low but determined beeps of the other patient’s machines in the background.

Her assigned nurse said quietly, “She really tried she kept on fighting, why did she just give up like that?” The team looked at her in silence then one of them said, “She looks amazing, there is a real aura of serenity about her”

This is part of Sue Vincent’s Thursday Photo Prompt #writephoto

23 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. jenanita01
    Sep 04, 2020 @ 16:29:46

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  2. Ritu
    Sep 04, 2020 @ 16:33:20

    So touching, sis 😒

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  3. pensitivity101
    Sep 04, 2020 @ 16:51:38

    This is beautiful, and sad too.

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  4. jenanita01
    Sep 04, 2020 @ 18:29:27

    I was starting to feel sad, but then the mood lifted and you finished on a high!

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  5. Alethea Kehas
    Sep 04, 2020 @ 19:04:48

    πŸ™‚πŸ§œπŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸ’š

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  6. Sadje
    Sep 04, 2020 @ 23:53:52

    A beautiful story Willow

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  7. Frank Hubeny
    Sep 05, 2020 @ 01:18:32

    I am glad she reached serenity at the end.

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  8. Dr. Crystal Grimes
    Sep 05, 2020 @ 02:55:09

    Well done, Willow.

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  9. Hugh W. Roberts
    Sep 05, 2020 @ 08:45:13

    This is a beautiful piece of writing. Well done, Willow.

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  10. robertawrites235681907
    Sep 07, 2020 @ 08:16:58

    Beautifully expressed, Willow.

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  11. Jules
    Sep 08, 2020 @ 20:54:37

    I think if I were hooked up to machines with little chance of recovery that’d be a way I’d like to go!
    Here’s just one of the little pieces from my mini restorative time away:
    filing fulfilling fun
    I haven’t gotten to any new prompts yet… But I’ve done three or four loads of laundry and did a grocery shopping and am just finishing up dinner… πŸ˜€

    Reply

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