Sinnamon Park, Queensland
Picture It Competition Entry – Picture A
I freeze in mid-motion on hearing that effervescent voice. In an instant I am a child again.
Fingers wrap themselves around my neck, I’d know that touch anywhere.
‘I must be dreaming,’ the words stumble out.
I feel her breath on my neck, standing on the beautifully landscaped gardens with its lush green lawns.
‘I’ve missed you too,’ she whispers drawing closer, the fingers tracing an arc from my neck to my ears.
‘I had no choice,’ my fingers wrap around the dagger and I turn in a quick motion.
My blade cuts through the empty air.