in over his head

Spring runoff thundered through the sunlight-dappled creek.


Stitch hurled in, black tail disappearing into the culvert under the dirt road. Savannah sobbed as we watched, helpless.

Downstream, we cheered his exhausted, lumbering climb out.

“What a ride!” his eyes exclaimed.

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Microstories must answer the weekly contest question in exactly 42 words. It’s harder than you’d think!


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