Empty #writephoto

Sue’s #writephoto prompt this week…

It wasn’t often that she got to the beach ahead of the rest of the crowds, but today was one of those days. The morning mists were just clearing, and the sun was starting to shine.
Looking at the empty run of golden sand, with the tufts of green grass inviting her to sit, she took a step forward.
Then stopped.
Those shadows.
Glancing to her right, she expected to see other standing there. Drat, she wasn’t the first after all.
But there was no one there. The whole beach was empty.
Yet the shadows remained.
And they appeared to be moving towards her.
Footprints appeared in the sand.
She needed no other warning.
Tightening her grip on her beach bag, she sped off, screaming to no one in particular.

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34 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. sarahsouthwest
    Mar 30, 2017 @ 22:24:51

    Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the beach! Nicely unsettling.

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  3. robbiesinspiration
    Mar 26, 2017 @ 18:38:36

    An excellent post, Ritu. Quite a creepy change of pace for you.

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  4. Bernadette
    Mar 26, 2017 @ 13:19:15

    Danger in paradise – well done.

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  6. Judy E Martin
    Mar 25, 2017 @ 19:49:45

    I love the way you used those shadow Sis, very scary! 🙂

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  7. Hugh's Views and News
    Mar 25, 2017 @ 15:59:01

    Very spooky. This would make a great opening to a movie.

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  8. ellenbest24
    Mar 25, 2017 @ 09:21:17

    The shadow people, nicely spotted Ritu.

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  9. Erika Kind
    Mar 24, 2017 @ 07:59:43

    Ha, great idea, Sis! Loved it 😊

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  10. neelwritesblog
    Mar 24, 2017 @ 07:06:00

    Very surreal. Well done, sis.

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  11. Jennie
    Mar 24, 2017 @ 02:26:34

    Really good, Ritu!

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  12. Allie P.
    Mar 24, 2017 @ 02:07:49

    Smart beach-goer

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  13. willowdot21
    Mar 23, 2017 @ 23:52:15

    There be aliens on that empty beach+! 🤗💝

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  14. Michael
    Mar 23, 2017 @ 23:47:49

    Great piece Ritu, that suggestion of an unknown menace, great take..

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  15. Sue Vincent
    Mar 23, 2017 @ 22:43:43

    I liked the shadows in the picture… I’m glad I’m not the only one 🙂

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