The ducks, the birds and the mountain were familiar figures. He wondered where the boat had vanished. The boat was supposed to ferry him back home, where his family waited to have dinner with him.
It felt like ages, since he interacted with human beings. His shadow was not joined at his feet, any more. It had developed an independent identity.
A child just walked through him, without a fall or injury. His mother yelled at him,
“Don’t go too far. This is rumoured to be a haunted island, occupied by passengers of a boat, which capsized 20 years ago.
Inspired by 100 Word Wednesday – Week 2