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Five Sentence Fiction – Harvest
Eliza walked along the path in the enchanted garden under the glistening rays of the sun.
The flowers were in their prime, ready to be harvested of their magical dust.
Faeries were supposed to be happy… and who wouldn’t be in a gorgeous place such as this?
But Rowland hardly noticed her anymore, leaving her abandoned in an unfamiliar world.
He had harvested her heart from humanity’s field, and let it shrivel up, alone.
Check out the Five Sentence Fiction weekly challenge created by Lillie McFerrin.
This story can stand alone, but it is part of a short story series I’m writing called, The Transformation. You can read the rest of the series here.
“He had harvested her heart from humanity’s field, and let it shrivel up, alone.” Love it!
Lovely unique, poetic prose. Bittersweet, sad ending. I’m on the list.
Also gorgeous, ethereal photo. Love it.
Humans should never stray in faerieland 🙂
Really gorgeous piece! I loved the last line! It hooks the reader and makes them want more. Awesome job!
More beautiful words, lovely opening and closing sentences!
Ooh…so she had to die to her human self to become a faerie?