The Painting

The Painting

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"It took me five seconds to fall. The impact on my chest jarring my body but not my mind. I suppose this is the point where your life is supposed to flash before your eyes as time itself freezes - and it did in a way. But I didn't relive my life physically like walking through an old memory, déjà vu in each step. It was a feeling, something that started in my chest and spread to my fingertips, one so unique to me that it encapsulated each significant event into one single second."
For as long as May can remember one mystery has haunted her world.
A dirty window before her, the grim obstructing her vision, she has lived with a loss she can't identify - that is until one rainy night.
Gradually the spots of dirt May scratched at for so long wipe away with the touch of a finger. But when she looks in will she like what she sees - or will curiosity kill the cat?

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- Last updated at 19:49 21-08-2018

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