Wednesday, January 25, 2012

KekahJ Week 88: Home


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KekahJ's Choice: Picture 2



She circled the room again. She didn’t need to. She had practically every square inch of the empty room memorized. From the warm neutral walls to the soft new carpet, she knew this room. This was her room. The thought didn’t quite register. Her brain seemed unable to wrapping itself around the concept. She owned this room and the three others attached to it.

Of all the rooms in her new home, this was her favorite. She already knew just where she’d put her bed: under the window so that she could feel the breeze on her face each night as she drifted off to sleep. She’d wake up each morning, the sun warm on her cheek. Letting herself get carried away by her fantasy, she laid down on the floor where she knew her bed would soon be, the sunlight streaming in through the window. She sighed, enjoying the feel of the carpet beneath her fingertips and her cheek as she rolled over, shielding her eyes with the back of her hand.

Pure bliss surged through her. She’d done it. Everyone had doubted her and said it wasn’t possible, but she’d done it. She had a place to call her own now; a place that was all hers.