This is day 70 of @mydivathings' #365daysofwriting. Every day @mydivathings invites you to write a short story based on the image she chooses. Today's image (below) is a Photo by Yuni Stahl on Unsplash
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Today, I thought I would write another short story in exactly #fiftywords.
She struts along the centre of the road. Her umbrella - blood red - held high. She’s a matador taunting the oncoming traffic. The trucks’ horns snort - angry and confused - as they tear past. Lights flashing, the police arrive, at last. “My wife is off her meds,” I explain. “Please help me.”