An empty street, houses with doors and windows closed, a dog lying in the shadow looking at the horizon, the sea on the background.

Back to Nature

The planet is ours again. Hares, squirrels and geese in parks, fish on the shore, (…) I wrote this piece to enter Fish Publishing’s Lockdown Prize, where writers were asked to submit pocket prose of up to 100 words on the theme: “Coronavirus – the writer’s response to the strange times of 2020”.

Green canopies in a dense forest with a bit of sky, seen from the ground.

Swiftly gone

Only a few steps down the road, and I was in another world. (…) This piece was written for 53 Press monthly challenge, where you have to write a piece with exactly 53 words. The prompt for May 2020 was “something short”.