50 Word Stories: Treading Water

I'm treading water. I don't feel it or think it, but know it. The slap of life's rippling waves tickles my toes; it doesn't make me laugh. Balancing, that's me, bobbing up and down on tiptoes as the tide draws me away. Keep watching the horizon because Iā€™m not returning.

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17 thoughts on “50 Word Stories: Treading Water

  1. Usually you think of treading water as being something negative and relating to not being able to move forward, but you use it as in going somewhere because of your finishing line – the sunset – and so I like that because instead of treading water and going nowhere you are doing it rather than going beneath the surface and/or drowning and metaphorically this is very much the truth my talented friend

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