My email has been compromised, nevermind, nothing I write or receive is of any importance. The girl on the bench was full of self pity, having one of those 'the world is against me' moments we all get when we have too much free time and not enough to do. Usually by choice as usually there is too much that needs to be done but we prefer to surf the internet, read self help, watch tv or simply drink ourselves to oblivion, overwhelmed at the mess we ignore.

Jodie was a successful fantasy fiction writer, had a reliable good looking boyfriend, numerous social circles, a lovely clean house yet never found any satisfaction, always searching for the next exciting thing, finding fault in everything she had, including Tim, the boyfriend. It wouldn't be long before she broke up with him.

Looking down on the city, she wondered what it would be like to fly, like Gideon, the half eagle/man in her latest book.

Feeling like no one would care what she did, she took a step over the edge...................


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ericjkrause over 10 years ago

Good story. Some people simply can't be happy with all the great things they have.

Anglea (joined over 11 years ago)

Six minute story is brilliant as a daily mental excercise to write on a variety of topics. It involves a lot of trial and error before I finish in the given time.

I am often surprised which of my stories receive the most views, often those I planned to delete.

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