The Junction
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The Junction

Longing for the Storm

A spark to dust off the numbing cobwebs of life

I awake this morning to the smell of sea salt and electricity. My cracked window blows an impending storm into my room, and I jump out of bed. For me, a heavy thunderstorm crackles with mystery and adventure — I yearn to soak it in. In my bed, I stretch and catch a whiff of myself. God, I stink. When was my last shower?

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Sarah Paris

Author of Signs My Toddler Has a Drinking Problem (humor collection).Freelance writer of all things. Fiction is my heartbeat. Believer. Adventurer. Semi- funny.