This is a fasntastic story. I love everything about it. I thought – you -my readers would enjoy too. Please take the time to read a great writers tale. Thank you, Isadora
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The black water churned as if alive. Hostile, bottomless, unforgiving. Breathless with panic, Joseph struggled to stay buoyant. He had to calm down, get his bearings and find Barbara. When their raft overturned in the violent storm, she was with him, but he had lost her in the chaos. She was a strong swimmer, but he feared the worst. He felt a sudden rush of adrenaline at the realization that he could lose her.
“Barbara! Where are you?” he screamed, but it came out as a croak lost on the wind.
As the water spattered his face, flooded his mouth and clouded his eyes, he choked her name repeatedly.
Joseph looked in all directions but couldn’t see land. No lights pierced the horizon. No sign of their raft. No lifeline.
He felt sick. His hands and feet grew numb. He had to move, swim, anything to…
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