Her toes curled through the chilling sand as the wave retreated, and she gazed at the ocean in silence. “Will this work?” She beckoned the white noise in a whisper, with her eyes closed and fists clenched tightly.
A voice bellowed back: “She is mine too!” Suddenly, heat radiated through her body, bringing with it a sense of peace.
With the confirmation she needed, a new day had now begun. Only the waves still remember her footprints in the sand.
About the Creator
I have a daughter who is halfway through high school, I am a wife of more than 20 years and a high school English teacher. It is all about writing for me every day, whether it's getting my thoughts down on paper or grading those essays.