Breaking doubts…

Written as part of Friday Fictioneers, which offers the image as inspiration to write a fiction in 100 words (or less)
AND 3 Word Wednesday #436 which offers the words Imperfect, Harrowing and Lame as inspiration for a post. Photo by Amy Reese. Word Count: 100.


Breaking doubts…

Photo by Amy Reese

At this moment, this harrowed life leaves me lame.

I wonder how to believe that imperfect steps are what make life perfect, that others like me have fallen and risen to find the path again.

“Hope,” a voice says from within, but I cannot see it.

“No one believes in me,” I reply.

My heart feels blank, like these pages on which I try to write.

“Hope,” a voice says from within, and before I reply, it whispers it again.

“Hope,” I chant along, taking a step.

A word comes, and then another and a story starts to break free.


(© 14th January 2016)

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Poetry & writing are to me, a breath of fresh air in a life that is sometimes covered by the smoke of sorrow or self doubt. They also become the sweets I share to celebrate when life offers me a reason to. But most of all, they are to me, my life. For each word I write is a piece of my heart, a thought that just had to find its way into the world.

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