Thursday, November 26, 2009

Short Story Competition 4

The last of this collection of Junior Cert stories, all starting with the same sentence. Sadhbh Sheeran wrote this story, which opens :-

From the other side of the wall I could hear the footsteps getting closer. It was definitely now or never. I took a few deep breaths to steady myself. Then I started to hit and kick the steel door hoping to grab the person’s attention. The echo of my attack on the door was starting to come back, creating a pulsing feeling at the back of my eyes and my knuckles throbbing but I ignored the pain. I wasn’t going to let my glimpse of freedom slip away.

Read Sadhbh's full story here.

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