Aurora.

day13

On day four of this course I penned a tale of loss, which was the first instalment in a series of posts. In today’s second part, I have scribbled a tale of something found…

 

Aurora.

The stinging winced across Laura’s ankle every time she made contact with the concrete. The sapphire velvet chafed incessantly against skin that was now blushed pink, as pin pricks of rose red began assembling at the surface, ready to spill. A paper thin layer of skin cells started to get up and leave their quarters on the inside arch, exasperated at being continually hassled, they escaped in mounds, leaving droplets of red behind.

After untold strides, Laura liberated her feet from their evening of incarceration. Inside, the rich velvety fibres were seeped in scarlet, a prophecy to every foot that ever dared venture inside again.

When the world tells you there is no way back at six years old you believe it.

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  1. Great descriptive words!

  2. Sally says: Reply

    Very visual piece, I could almost see the blood on the shoe and feel the pain! Sadly, with high heels being what they are, we’ve all been down this road on more than one occasion >.<

    1. I have definitely been down this road several times… we never learn do we?!

  3. Sally says: Reply

    Very visual piece, I could almost see the blood on the shoe and feel the pain! Sadly, with high heels being what they are, we’ve all been down this road on more than one occasion >.<

    1. I have definitely been down this road several times… we never learn do we?!

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