Photo Prompt. Photograph by Roger Bultot

ย Word count: 100

A cold wind blew. Shuddering, she approached the window. Extending her arms to pull the pane shut, a realization struck. “Fourth floor… Perfect height“, said the voice inside her head.

She broke into a cold sweat. Arms still extended, she stared at the ice-covered window sill. “It would be easy. Just step on it and slip. It would all end.. Everything.. No more pain“, cajoled the voice.

Obediently, she leaned out of the window. Far away, an oven timer went off. Suddenly she pulled back, slamming the window shut. She was drenched in her sweat that cold winter’s morning.



Yuhu’s Corner:

This story is a part of the Friday Fictioneers Photo Prompt Flash fiction challenge. Every Friday, a photo prompt is provided by the organizer Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. The participants have to come up with a 100 word story. This is my first attempt!! You can check out the other entries here.

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