Day 26: January Mindful Writing Challenge

Wind picks up. Rain falls in earnest. Hand-in-hand we walk against the elements. She raises her umbrella and the wind pulls it back. She rescues her shelter from the useless inverted dome its become. We step up our pace. But not by much. At a crossroads we stop. Which way? We look at each other. At each other. The rain pours over us. Which way? We spend a moment pondering that question…


About malekmontag

I am a writer and a wage-slave, and proud father of George Giraffe. I live in the UK, but I exist everywhere. My first stories were published this year (2016) in Short Stories and Tall Tales (Atla Publishing). Follow me on Twitter @Malek_Montag15. My Work is also available on
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One Response to Day 26: January Mindful Writing Challenge

  1. SM Jenkin says:

    A beautiful piece, the repeated phrase makes a good impact. Nice touch with the umbrella image. I can really see that – we’ve all been on walks like that with the umbrella malfunction. Beautifully described. Good work, and oooh a cliffhanger! An excellent hook, what do they choose next?


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