CRLC Challenge; High Winds

square-template3The following is in response to the September 3, 2020, challenge from Charli at Carrot Ranch: “In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about high winds. It can be on land, sea or in outer space. Who is facing the wind or protected from it? Go where the prompt leads!”

Breakwater       by D. Avery

Stories distracted and comforted her younger sister. “One night a mighty wind banged and tore at the trailer until the trailer lifted right into the air and carried the two girls far away, where they lived just them.”

“No dad?”

“No. A big tree killed him. The mom cried and didn’t even notice her girls were gone. But they lived happily ever after in the candy meadow.”

Sudden pounding and roaring stole the younger girl’s smile.

“It’s just that wind, Sis. You stay down.” Biting her trembling lip, the older girl stepped into the hall to meet the storm.

16 thoughts on “CRLC Challenge; High Winds

  1. I like the thought of those two girls being carried away in the trailer to a ‘happily ever after’ in the Candy Meadow. I’m not liking the idea of the storm that may be raging outside their room. I suspect it’s more than ‘just the wind’.


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