Pitching Room by CReese

Elaine was sure she could pitch her dome tent here: she had watched this field for weeks. No traffic but cows. She set the picture of her children by the entryway and sighed contentedly.

“What the hell is this?”

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8 months ago

Might sleep warm for more than a few days.

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8 months ago

Forgotton this definition of a pitch. Nice story.

Member
8 months ago

Your story was well crafted, given only 200 words. The emotions; desperation, injustice, insecurity, even hope, struck me deeply. I lived that life, but I thank God that I didn’t have to use a tent. Stay safe.

– Ismael

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8 months ago

Sad. Very well done, and one of the definitions of pitch that I had forgotten!

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8 months ago

Hi
Your heroine gets a gold star for perseverance and optimism. C Alexis