Thursday, 16 January 2014

FSF: Clutch

The roller coaster creaked up the steep incline, fifty hearts beating nervously, a hundred hands clutching the bars, fifty people waiting for the rush of adrenaline.
A curious pre-schooler clasped her mother's hands after repeatedly being threatened with the stories of lost children, separated from their parents forever.
Another kid who would have easily passed on as a Weasley held a handful of coins, acquired-after a week of begging-from his father.
And right next to the 'Astrologer's hut' a solitary figure cradled an extensively wired, beeping contraption, the sounds of which were lost among the chattering crowd.

Written for Lillie McFerrin's Five Sentence Fiction. 


  1. Yup, they're definitely clutching tight!

  2. You've captured the heart of the fair with fantastic descriptions and observations as well as the gripping ending. A roller coaster of a read. x

  3. The little descriptions are amazing....a good eye for always sania....amazing!!!


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