The waves crashed against her, whipping her soul apart. Miranda surrendered and let them take her. Her body resisted. Then she heard someone yelling at her. She saw something – a head? bobbing in and out of the water.
She fought the current and began to swim parallel to the shoreline toward it. It was a Golden Retriever paddling with all it’s might to resist being swept out to sea. Miranda pulled him up and he gratefully licked her face. Together they swam toward the beach.
Miranda fell exhausted on the sand as the dog ran happily in circles around her.
word count: 100
Written in response to Friday Fictioneers, hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields who challenges us to think outside the box and write a story of 100 WORDS OR LESS from the given photo prompt. This week’s photo prompt provided by Rochelle.
featured photo: By Dirk Vorderstraße – Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=16840786