Below The Surface
I saw the Daily Post prompt, Let’s Go Crazy and the final instructions follow.
“What’s the most crazy, outrageously impulsive thing you’ve ever done? If you’ve never succumbed to temptation, dream a little. If you gave yourself permission to go a little crazy, what would you do?”
And this translated into my brain as “What’s your wildest dreams?”
She sat there pondering the question, thoughts flowing in from all different angles, the topics varying from social life to school, to relationships to what she wanted to do with her life. “What’s your wildest dreams?” Just like the old windows screen saver with the words swirling in up and down motions, splashing in the waves in her skull. She imagined herself in a canoe for one drifting amongst her thoughts. • • • The ocean is so calming, would it be just as nice if I jumped in? Just a little dip, for a taste of the salt water. So, she did. She chucked into the water and sank straight to the bottom of her mind, she sat on the sandy floor next to a lonely starfish. It was just her, in the confines of her mind. Yet the answer was yet to surface.