OH, ELMO, YOU’VE DONE IT AGAIN!
DOMINIC RILIAN PENDERGAST
Born Sunday, 31 May 2015 at 6:04 a.m.
Congratulations to parents Jennifer (elmowrites) and Jon and big brother Sebastian!
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Word Count: 100
“You’ve changed,” said Dwight.
“You haven’t,” said Elise.
“Where’s the sweet girl I married?”
“Don’t you mean chained, bullied and nearly drowned?” She hefted the last of her suitcases into the car.
“What about the children?”
“What will you do?”
Thousands of miles from Iowa, Elise reeled under the impact of the relentless waves that crashed into the rocks along the shore. She peeled off her wet garments and dove into the swell. Water rushed over her naked body, flooding her with a new sense of freedom. She surfaced and inhaled the salt-laden air.
“I will swim!”