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Picture it & Write is a weekly creative writing prompt. We invite people to join in by commenting with a work of fiction to accompany the image; it doesn’t have to follow my story or reflect the same themes. It can be a poem or in a different language (please provide a translation).

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“What do you think you’re doing?”

“Bury me!”

“What are you, five?”

“22. I’m such a tourist.”

“No, tourists don’t ask to be buried in the sand. You’re just weird.”

I look behind me, trying not to be obvious about the fact I’ve been eavesdropping. The girl is long and lanky. I would have been able to keep my face poised except that she is wearing mermaid fins as she shouts her commands.

Eliabeth Hawthorne

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