#Flash Fiction – Free At Last!

Nox’s Daily Prompt
Photo Credit: Marcin Jozwiak – Unsplash.com

Escape

Moments within sitting down
The ground absorbed her tension
brought about from her mental prison
Refocusing her energy
from the disenchantment of cynicism
to the spontaneity of curiosity
Gazing out in the endless sea ahead
Reaching for a new ideal
One that sparks a more joyous life
Basking in the healing rays of the sunset
Dreaming of the next adventure
Relishing the breeze
Enriched by tranquil surroundings
Delighting in the grains of sand
between her fingers that soothes her soul
Serenity in abundance
Unseen until now
Instinctively understanding
the momentum of
each precious moment
in the spectrum of time

19 Comments Add yours

  1. Sadje says:

    Beautifully written.

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    1. theresaly520 says:

      Thank you Sadje! It means a lot to me. ❀

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      1. Sadje says:

        You’re welcome Sa.

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  2. joyroses13 says:

    Wonderful job! Especially love your last 8 lines, “Delighting in the grains of sand…”

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    1. theresaly520 says:

      Thank you! I just felt like the woman in the picture was in tune with the moment by engaging her senses. Similar to taking some time to “stop and smell the roses.” πŸ™‚

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  3. Winnie says:

    Nicely written! ❀️

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    1. theresaly520 says:

      Thank you! I loved putting these words together as if pieces of a puzzle. Made me feel really good! ❀

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      1. Winnie says:

        You’re welcome. That’s great! ❀️

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  4. Lwbut says:

    The last 4 lines struck a resounding gong with me – vibrating still. πŸ˜‰

    Nice work Sa.

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    1. theresaly520 says:

      Thank you very much Bob! Love the striking analogy! ❀ My roommate always said that when she first met me, it was like a "gong" moment. πŸ˜‰

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  5. iScriblr says:

    Superb!πŸ‘πŸ‘

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    1. theresaly520 says:

      Thank you Richa! I love this piece. πŸ™‚

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  6. Joey Who? says:

    beautiful and serene. . .

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    1. theresaly520 says:

      Thank you Joey! I really wanted to explore this woman’s expression in a poem πŸ™‚

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  7. Kranti says:

    Beautifully penned!!

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    1. theresaly520 says:

      Thank you so much! ❀ I feel like I'm sitting there with her!

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  8. Wonderfully written Sa πŸ™‚

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    1. theresaly520 says:

      Thank you Rory! πŸ™‚

      Liked by 2 people

      1. Pleasure Sa, have a lovely weekend πŸ™‚

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