99 word prompt: Whispers
October 7, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes whispers. It can be beautiful or creepy and any genre. Where are the whispers, who are they from, and what do they say if they say anything at all. Go where the prompt leads!
If you want to participate, here’s the link: CARROT RANCH
God whispers, “No one dies.”
I ask, “Why was I given life?”
Love whispers, “This is an interlude.”
“Time’s twists and turns aren’t the journey?”
My eyes glisten and tears threaten to overcome my rational mind. Were anyone to know God speaks to me, I would surely be taken to an asylum.
The face staring at me is not happy.
“Your fiancé awaits.”
“I would rather die than marry that fat, old man!”
“It is that, or be disowned.”
In 1886, a rich woman of 15 learns she is nothing more than a slave to her station.