Thank you to writer, Francesca Hunt, for responding to the ‘Write a story in less than one hundred words’ challenge. You can read Francesca’s submission, Knocking, below.
I told him, ‘Please, not yet.’
That night, the moon came to my open window, I climbed aboard. Softness caressed the gaps between my toes, wrapping me close against the sharp winter air. I waved at stars as we galloped Orion’s-Belt, to my childhood. Father spoke wisdom unheard by my adolescent ears. I saw the miracle of birth, my children, virgin lights shining love. I saw my nagged husband shower me with unfailing support. Happiness replaced my heavy anger. Slumber came.
I awoke with clarity. I would take no further medication.