Fluid (Jane Doe Six Sentence Stories)

Becca stumbles at the entrance to her building, dropping her keys and shopping bag in her clumsy anxiety to get in out of the interminable Seattle rain, captivated by movement out of the corner of her eye.

Down the street, in the downpour that shimmers in the streetlights. A woman. Dancing in the street, alone, not caring if anyone is watching.

Poetry in motion.

The woman pirouettes around the corner and out of sight, leaving Becca to wonder yet again how other people learn how to get through life as a fluid.

Free-Photos street dance
Photo: Free-Photos

Every week, Ivy at Uncharted hosts the Six Sentence Stories flash fiction linkup and blog hop. This week’s six is a vignette from The Life and Times of Jane Doe; this week’s cue was “fluid.” Fun sixes from other writers are at the link. Join us!

Author: Deborah Lee

I like trees, dreaming, magic, books, paper, floating, dreaming, rhinos, rocks, stargazing, wine, dragonflies, trains, and silence to hear the world breathe.

15 thoughts on “Fluid (Jane Doe Six Sentence Stories)”

  1. hey! my comment…( my precious, precious comment) (I hate when I do that*)
    very effective Six on many levels. to evoke a ‘reasonable’ dreamlike episode that, while not of normal life, not so far as to be impossible. on a level, slightly (more than slightly, given the right mood) scary a scene. and finally a story to helps turn inwards.

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