So I just found the weekly writing challenge at The Daily Post and thought I’d make my first attempt at a “Fifty”: writing a story in precisely fifty words.
Daylight streams through the window. It’s 6:30am and the birds are already singing. Sunbeams and birdsong radiate through the house, and I feel too energetic to stay asleep. It’s warm, so I throw off the bed covers and contemplate getting up. The heavy cast on my leg pins me down.