50 Word Thursdays # 12

The rules

  • Find the muse within the photo or line provided and follow where it leads. It can be a story, anecdote, poem. Anything!
  • Story must be between 50 and 250 words, in 50 word increments.
  • Link back to this post with the tag 50WordThurs so that everyone can find it.

This weeks phrase: This weeks phrase: “You’d better hurry.” Natasha Tarpley, The Harlem Charade

Today was Ed’s last chance to make the Olympic team. He needed 48.37 seconds or less to make the team, and the rain affected track conditions and time.

His coach yelled, “You’d better hurry.”

He pushed harder, crossing the line at 48.38 seconds. His dreams of being an Olympian—dashed.

Give it a try. You might be surprised at what you can compose.

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