Space

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A response to Literary Lion. Space.

She gazed up, transfixed by the beauty of what she beheld. This was the first time she had been away from the city, and the way the light danced from above bewitched her. It was as if each star were telling her its own story in some unsolvable Morse code, twinkling an indecipherable message down at her as she gawped upwards, forgetting why they had come there in the first place.

‘Emily’, the hiss came across the moor, breaking the spell that the stars had cast upon her, reminding her of her pressing purpose. She took the shovel and broke the virgin soil, hacking away at nature’s creation and dropping her secrets inside the hole she had rapidly dug. What better place to get rid of her problems than a part of the world where the sky inspires you to never look down?

The stars had their stories all right, but she would have some of her own to tell, when the time finally came.

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7 thoughts on “Space

  1. Lovely and mysterious, I wonder what (who?) she is burying? I loved the line “What better place to get rid of her problems than a part of the world where the sky inspires you to never look down?”

    It is amazing when you look up at the sky away from light pollution.

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