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Saturday Prose Prompt: Soothing Fires

Photo by Bjorn Pierre on Unsplash

Obsession is a wandering ghost with arms like undulating ropes in a trick show, rattling chains, allowing me to doze only to shake me to waking.

Taking snapshots, a torture upon the hour as the clocks smack out their tick tocks like the chewing gum of a haughty young girl with her hand on the brake and a curly, snide smile frozen in place —

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Josie ElBiry

Josie ElBiry

3x Top Writer “This Happened to Me”. Creative nonfiction, short fiction and poetry. Thank you for reading.