There is no cliff

For the Secret Keeper’s five word writing prompt.



There is no cliff

but I feel the wind roar from the sea

and the cry of the gulls.

There is no ship

but I watch the sail

until it is lost to sight.

There is no storm

but from beneath the waves

I hear the grinding teeth of rocks.

I stand at the hinge of today and tomorrow

the past irretrievable

and all my hopes sailing with you

beyond the horizon

tucked inside an inner pocket

where you will possibly never look.

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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

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