Here is my first short story from Short Fiction Break as a regular contributing author. You can read more short stories at http://www.shortfictionbreak.com
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(Photograph courtesy of Carmelle Tennison)
My eyes strain to make out the pair of shadows hovering above me. Irritated, I squirm in the softness swaddled about my body—a vain attempt to recreate the warmth of a watery world I inhabited just a few months prior. I give up trying to make sense of the blur. So I close my eyes and reminisce about a face breathing life into my soul. My cheeks start to twitch.
“Aw, look,” coos the one who calls herself I’m-Your-Mommy. “The baby’s dreaming!”
A deep voice chimes in. “Of what? The back of eyelids? It’s probably just gas.”
I want to tell them what I see in my sleep, wishing my mouth could do more than produce misinterpreted smiles. Explosions of gurgles and shrieks are all I can manage at the moment. But even with a vocabulary, how does one describe omnipotence composed entirely of light…
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