Buddha Rocks Project – Day 2

Evelyn over at Filling a Hole has tempted me to participate in the Buddha Rocks Project. Each day you use a different photo as inspiration for your post which can be chosen from the vast library by Eric Alder located at Bubba’s Place Deviant Art Gallery – Buddha Rocks.

Today I thought I would try a drabble. Below is the 100 word story and the photo that inspired it.

I made my plan to lure her into the woods. I wanted her to be mine.

Why was she so willing to go?

We sat side by side on an old tire just talking.

Why did she not fear me?

I became intoxicated with the scent of her. Felt more alive with each breath of hers that I inhaled. She was so close her warmth consumed me.

Why did she make me feel that way?

Soft lips parted as I tasted them.

Why was she letting me do that?

Red stained the ground. She became cold.

Now there she lies.

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About Billie Jo Schinnerer

Born and raised on the edge of the Helderberg Escarpment in eastern New York. Formerly a primary and middle school teacher. Moved to the North West area of England in 2003. Now a mother of three and a wannabe author.
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20 Responses to Buddha Rocks Project – Day 2

  1. Indigo Spider says:

    Ooooh, creepy! I like it!

  2. Evelyn says:

    Absolutely great twist on the photo!
    woot woot! day 2!!

  3. My god, that’s stark. I don’t mean short, but it packs a wallop. Just about knocked me outta my chair. Good flash fic, Billie Jo. Great writing to get all that into 100 words. I’m envious 😛

  4. Eric says:

    This would be a spooky tale for Halloween. Interesting take on my Photo.

    • There is a place “back home” where I grew up that resembles this shot. It has an old dump nearby and there are tires and old bottles all around it. I used to always envision some monster dragging me in there and eating me or doing some other horrible thing to me as a child. I guess the photo brought that back.

  5. Mike says:

    A real contrast to yesterday’s story.
    This was short, packed a pinch and was scary.

  6. What a cool project! And I agree about how much you put into such a short piece.

  7. Pingback: Waves and Ripples – Buddha Rocks – Day 3 | Out of the Woods

  8. Robin Hawke says:

    Loved how disassociated the creepy was, Robin

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