The Ladies of Horror
Picture-Prompt Writing Challenge!
by Asena Lourenco
Black. All I see is black. The long feathered, winged creatures swoop
down, feeding off of limp bodies.
Ever since 2102, they have been everywhere, squawking to each other,
screeching. I press my fingertips over my thin, cracked lips as the birds search
the area for any other living creatures. My heart thumps inside my chest as I
struggle to contain the noise inside of me. Hearing silence around me, I exhale
– they have left for now. Suddenly, I feel two sharp claws grip my shirt. I don’t
even get a chance to turn around…
Fiction © Copyright Asena Lourenco
Image courtesy of Pixabay.com
More about Asena Lourenco:
She would like to be a teacher and writer when she grows up. She also loves cats and babies!