Heartbeat, erratic as drops of rain on the windows in the gloomy pre-dawn light, fingers tapping a beat on the blanket, she was unsure if they tried to follow the rain or tripped after her heart. There seemed a pattern, in a second it was gone. Heart made sense, then rain, as the sense melted. One became the other, she was the rain waiting to wash away disorder of mind, and fear from her heart.
The word is Erratic with a upper limit of 75 and mine comes in right at 75.
Submissions for the Winter 2013 volume are due in by Dec 31.
Flash Fiction Anthologies 1-5 chock full of the talent of the Flash Fiction Authors are now available at Redmund Productions Bookstore. Any of them, or the whole set, would make a great gift for the fiction lover on your list