Watered

Scorched-sand heat beneath her bare feet seems to move up through her body like mercury rising in a thermometer, and at its highest point, the sun begins to sear her skin.  The sea, her soothing solace, summons, and she obeys. There is an audible sizzle as waves hug her swimsuit-accentuated curves, baptizing her tangled hair, turning it to seaweed.  Mortal she transforms into comely mermaid.  And her blossoming siren heart blushes.

Lillie McFerrin Writes

http://lilliemcferrin.com/five-sentence-fiction-luminous/

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5 thoughts on “Watered

  1. Great job using the tense to build tension. I knew where this was going yet still felt surprised by the end. Thumbs up.

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