Rock Fall (Yeah Write #250 – Microstory)

He dared me to do it.

“Go on Siobhan, climb to the top!”

“Scared of heights,” I shrugged. “You give it a go Mal.”

He almost made it.

I still remember the expression on his face as he fell from the rock.

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About Donna-Louise Bishop

I'm a writer, freelance reporter, creative writing tutor, and blogger, living in the beautiful county of Norfolk UK. In my spare time I am also a wife, a mother to three boys, and a human washing machine.
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15 Responses to Rock Fall (Yeah Write #250 – Microstory)

  1. Joe Ormerod says:

    Sounds like something a big brother would do…goading on his little sister then trying it himself to show her what a baby she was being. Then karma kicked in! LOL

  2. Tina says:

    Very nicely done! The ending made me think that maybe that was Siobahn’s goal all along?

  3. d3athlily says:

    Ohhh she’s a bit devious, I reckon! Sounds exactly like something I would have done to my bro. lol

  4. Liv says:

    Oh dear. That’s why I tell my kids not to do that.

  5. Oh, that will justify her fear of heights.

  6. jhiabeys says:

    I cringed a little extra watching my son do the climbing wall after reading this. At least they usually bounce.

  7. Yikes! And it wasn’t even a double dog dare.

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