Writing 201 Day 5

The Fog


It hit me hard, in the kidneys

that fog. It came on a Thursday

in September and lasted all winter.


I wouldn’t be defeated, though. I turned

right round and swiped hard, blow

after blow, after blow.


But its strength was silence.

Grey and relentless, it rolled over me,

swallowing my muffled cries. Drenching

my wounds in its drool.


Against the wall of flesh, my fists fell

limp. I staggered blindly before I

dropped –

© Jacqui Thatcher 2015

Today’s prompt was fog and I really enjoyed writing this although I suspect that it is a ‘work in progress’ rather than a finely tuned poetic instrument!

Happy writing!

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