Falling, falling, crashing hard into the cold earth.

A tunnel without start or end, no light, only darkness.

Flickers of a glimpse—something is possible.

Fumbling forward for escape, grasping for the last.

Tumbling through, stumbling out—such blazing light.

A cliffside, toes curled over the edge, unable to fall.

Rebecca Milton is an author from London, England, who is currently preparing her first print novel for publication whilst writing her second. She has been featured here at 50-Word Stories and in Here Comes Everyone magazine.

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