The sound of sleet tapping on the windows in the almost-light woke her from a heavy, dreamless sleep, causing her to stir far earlier than she intended.
Waking to the soft falling of snow and the blanket of silence that results would be so soothing, she thought as she stretched reluctantly beneath the covers. The harsh sound of ice pellets on the panes urging her to action was far too jarring a start to the day. Funny, though, she noticed that the restlessness and agitation it inspired only matched similar feelings that already lived in her mind and soul.
There was always too much to think about, worry about, and fear, she mused, and the never ending lists of things to do, promises to keep, and jobs to deliver threatened at every moment to overwhelm.
It was constantly sleeting in her brain.
Each week, the lovely and talented Ivy Walker hosts a link-up challenging writers to spin a tale in six sentences – no more, no less.
This week’s cue is TAP.
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