This week, 9-29-15 through 10-05-15, is the 33rd Challenge for Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers (FFfAW). The photo for this week’s prompt was provided by Louise of The Storyteller’s Abode. For more details on the challenge click here. To link up or read more responses click here.
And the theme of escape continues…
I gave two weeks notice. I planned for six months. I had a decent apartment, a good job, enough money. It was all good. Well, no, it wasn’t. I needed something different – something more – I don’t know, savory?
I was packing up the old house, every last remnant of my childhood, when the neighbor came by. He pointed to a boat on his lawn. You haul that thing off and it’s yours, he told me. So I did. And here I am setting off for more savory waters. In all my fifty-one years, no one, least of all me, ever thought I had the nerve.
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