Title: Silver Lining
Source: Thursday photo prompt: Clouds #writephoto
Word count: 230 words
Jessie raced outside, stopping to shove her feet into her shoes before letting the door slam behind her. At the end of the driveway, she realized she her coat was inside. It didn’t matter. She wasn’t going back. She was never going back.
The icy wind knifed through her wool sweater, finding the spaces in the closely knit fabric. Jessie pulled the sweater closed around her neck and remembered what she left in her hasty exit.
Her coat was one, she thought and shivered. There were clothes in the bedroom closet, her favorite pair of jeans among them. She hated leaving them, and the toiletries in the bathroom.
Jessie stopped suddenly, grasping at her throat, her fingers probing until she touched the sterling silver chain. She wound her fingers around the chain, tugging the pendant free. She clutched…
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