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Genre: Histrionic Friction
Word Count: 100
A blank computer screen mocks me. I type, “It was a dark and stormy night.” I backspace over it. Frustration reigns supreme. “He was a stormy, dark knight.”
My mind’s as gray as the sky outside. Whoever heard of a sky inside?
Maybe it’s all the binge watching on Netflix that has my empty mind swimming in circles.
That’s it! I’ll write about swimming. “Sloshing, stroking, flipping. Blissfully skimming.”
How many odes have I written to my inner mermaid?
“Dear Muse, where are you?”
The words flash across the monitor.
“Moved. Left no forwarding address.”