For those that are uninitiated, the 55 Word Challenge is a contest to write a story in 55 words or less.
Sixteen more hours before she’d be stepping onto cool sands, swim in the warm ocean and mingle with friends. But for now, lightening skies over the city rooftops brought her back to the bowl she had just rinsed in the sink, as she waited for the cab that would take her to the airport.
#55 Word Challenge
As he walked the lonely path, the young man remembered her. With every clink and clang of the chains, he remembered the way she looked at him, held him and told him that no matter what happened, she would always love him. And as he made his way home, he prayed that she still did