Over The Cliff

 And now for a creative interlude!
Thanks Sunday Photo Fiction, for the inspiration!
Hope you like. I enjoyed writing it, which is always a plus!

 Over the Cliff

 147 03 March 13th 2016

Keisha gazed up at the cliffs, heart pounding and her mind reeling from the scope of it all.
The guide held out his hand but she had to take another minute for it all to soak in. She was really here. “Somebody pinch me.”
The tall, rather lovely looking man who had brought her thru terrain she could never in her wildest dreams imagined crossing, smiled patiently and turned to tend to the horses.
Danny, one of three others on the trip, disrupted the mood, yelling “we don’t got all day”. Tying his Arabian to the stand, he headed towards the cliffs, mumbling. That guy was such a mixed bag. An emotional rollercoaster that Keisha steered clear of.
The guide, Mar an was his name, looked concerned but said nothing.
Keisha sighed and started towards the base when a roar in the distance stopped her in her tracks. Dark clouds crept over the sea behind and came upon them so suddenly she couldn’t make sense of what was happening.
Then Danny screamed.
Didn’t he? Or was that the deafening crack of the lightening striking the mountains on the horizon? Keisha couldn’t tell but something … something in that moment, deep in her heart, in a flash, was changed forever

~ by katrinataylor44 on March 13, 2016.

14 Responses to “Over The Cliff”

  1. I really enjoyed reading this one 🙂 great job!

  2. Good story Katrina. I like the ending “I am light” Plus not being able to tell if it was a scream or thunder. I enjoyed it.

  3. A lovely moody interpretation of the prompt!

  4. Thank you! It was fun to write. It’s a great graphic!

  5. A dramatic story that matches the photo!

  6. Great story. Nicely written. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Thx for reading! 🙂

  8. I can see why you enjoyed writing this! I sure enjoyed reading!

  9. Intriguing piece, leaves lots of unanswered questions, always good.

  10. Well done… I enjoyed the ambiguity of the ending…

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