100 Word Story: “Clementine”

She kept searching for a permanent light in a room full of blinking ones. Every single one touches her but they are fleeting. One minute they’re here and then the next they’re gone. What’s worse was that they’re light for someone else now.

That’s the summary of her life. Everything around her was temporary. As she moved her lithe body to the steady music in the background, she knew it would only be a matter of time. She’d find that light and soak it in forever.

“Let’s all applaud for the last act tonight, Darling Clementine!” the booming voiced announced.

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