Tuesday, 21 July 2015

breathless track

July 15, 2015 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a breathless moment. Write about life.



Beads of saline perspiration trickled down, but the perfectionist  in her kept her vision steady on her goal.

The frenzied uproar in a crescendo was vaguely heard and her ears were fixated on the gunshot.

Raising her torso, she was ready for the big moment.

Her body sprang forward and the panting and heaving did not cease.

The wind was amazed by her rapacity and made way for her.

The moment of climax coincided with the deafening applause and her own heart-beats echoed.

Her athletic feat earned her a gold in Olympics.

Though breathless, she completed the victory lap.


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