She stood on the edges, watching…frozen… unable to trade joy, now, for regret later.

“Look at them, laughing, getting soaked. They’ll be sorry walking home wet and cold.”

She listened to them laughing.

33 words submitted to the Trifecta Writing Challenge.

Photo credit: Bérenger ZYLA / / CC BY-NC-ND

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7 thoughts on “Joy

  1. this is so good – I always hope I can be one to take in the joy of the moment rather than regret later not doing so. This brought that to the forefront.

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