I awoke that morning to a horrid explosion. I was a 10-year-old British girl who had no idea what was happening right then but for the first time in my life I was afraid. I could hear the shouts and the cries from my window. Mum told me that they were fighting for my future.
© Carol Campbell
Flash 55 PLUS!
It is time for the Flash 55 Challenge in the month of July. The rules of this prompt have not changed: Write a piece of poetry or prose on a subject of your choice in precisely 55 WORDS.
For the OPTIONAL EXTRA part of this challenge, I invite you to reflect on the Battle of the Somme or the legacy of war and history as it impacts on us, living in the 21st Century. For an hour-by-hour account of the battle with historical photos, click HERE.~Kerry