Once again it is Friday and time for story telling in 100 or so words by Friday Fictioneers. It is hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. I am screaming and howling out my tall tale of 100 words. Do you know how stress relieving that can be? Try it for yourself and see. I tell no lies – no much.
Sarah ran, holding her swollen belly with both her hands. Stumbling over brambles and tree roots, she finally stopped and leaned against a tree trunk.
Catching her breath, she sat down on the moss in between the tree’s roots. She felt a kick in her stomach. She smoothed her hands over it. They came away with wetness. She lifted her skirt. Her scream rang out in the still air. Biting her lips, she silenced herself.
She closed and opened her eyes. A giant slimy yellowish brown worm was oozing from her belly button. She howled, wishing this was a nightmare.