Heavenly Body

Charli Mills challenged us to write about STARS in the SAND this week at the Carrot Ranch

She absent-mindedly heard the tide rush towards the shore but felt it touch her toes as though trying to get her attention. A million miles beyond the moon was where she was tonight. Could the water take her to that distant galaxy where she felt she belonged?

One step at a time, she followed the promise of the tide that had obviously been sent like a taxi hailed by her heart. As water swirled around her ankles, she closed her eyes and smiled. She walked until she was floating above her tears which glistened like stars in the sand.

©2021 Annette Rochelle Aben

14 responses to “Heavenly Body

  1. Very evocative, Annette 🤗❤️🤗

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  2. I love the visual and sensory imagery here!

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  3. Well done, Annette… 💞

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  4. Beautiful writing, Annette. I love this line, “… like a taxi hailed by her heart.”

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  5. This was beautiful to read, Annette. Pulled at my heartstrings.

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  7. That’s beautiful, Annette. I love the idea of a tide being a taxi hailed by her heart.

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