Here is this week’s 100-word story for Friday Fictioneers. The photo prompt comes courtesy of Marie Gail Stratford.
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So this is why people say you should never go back.
How did the liberating anonymity of the city become this loud, crushing chaos?
No doubt it is I who changed since I was last here, not the city. So much for finding space to breathe.
Charles will be so smug, picturing his small-town wife too old and timid to survive the outside world. He will no doubt forgive my silliness.
No! I will not see myself as he does, nor will I ever again suffer his ‘forgiveness.’
The mountains of Peru come to mind and my heart grows wings.