• Sirensounds11

    Elk Woman

    October 21, 2013 by Sirensounds11

    The cold December air burned at my lungs with every breath I received as we ran through the dense forest. I was bewildered with my surroundings. We should have listened to our father’s words, and not have entered these woods. The sound of branches and twigs snapped around us. They echoed through the trees making it uncertain which direction it came from. I watched my older brother spin in circles, attempting to guard our every angle. He became unsteady from spinning and ended up stumbling over a fallen branch. I watched him crawl through the frigid snow towards a nearby tree. I knew she could see us…watching us like prey. The abundance of fallen snow covered her like camouflage, making it unknown where she may appear. The stories from town…

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