Five Sentence Fiction- Limitless

Word Prompt- Limitless

Finally after months of torment in the school playground she had developed a tactic to cope with the bullying.

All the name calling, poking and prodding could not harm her once she found a quiet spot, closed her eyes and focused on her breath.

She had learned that the act of turning her attention inward soothed her, calmed her…the gentle inhale, the long exhale, was ever-present, a certainty in an otherwise unpredictable environment.

Whilst the hurt and suffering caused by the school yard bullies was still present, the act of focusing on her breath took the sting out of it.

Whilst in this quiet space she found peace within, the practice allowing belief to form that the name callers could not shape her destiny, her options in life where limitless!

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5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Od Liam
    Jul 28, 2013 @ 03:59:21

    We must face our troubles and vanquish them, but…

    I always believed in the strength of inner power to find a backdoor out from impossible situations,

    Your tale seems to prove it. I like the way you tell the story so powerfully, and so quietly.

    Thank you!

    Od Liam

    Reply

  2. McGuffy Ann Morris
    Jul 28, 2013 @ 04:55:23

    A very important story. Well done.

    Reply

  3. Di Talty
    Jul 28, 2017 @ 02:05:46

    Keep the gaze within, everything we need is there.

    Reply

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