Lost

A short story

Photo by Aleksey Malinovski on Unsplash

As the sea mist sprayed on his face, he awoke from his slumber, “Where am I?”

The smell hit him like a wet smack across the face. He gagged and tried to force himself to breathe through his nose. He saw the slippery deck, the water heaving over the gunwales and sloshing towards him. The outriggers were pointed to the sea, their lines trailing into the water. Ropes and nets were stacked all around him; he…

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neilhayeswrites

Teacher whose life is family, books, and music. I write stories, poetry, and articles. Join Medium at https://neilhayeswrites.medium.com/membership