5-minute Freewrite: Prompt - Passenger

in freewrite •  5 months ago

image
Pixabay

Continuation from part 8.

Happiness is free. It is not a debt.

"If it ever was, you owe it to yourself."

Sophia's resounding belief still whispers over her shoulder, reminding Jessa to live her life boldly.

Life.

It has a thing for the unimaginable. Unexplainable.

No one could fathom that underneath the beautiful laces of memories were threads of darkness and sorrow.

Even at a young age Jessa knew something off was happening at home, but it wasn't something that she could easily pinpoint.

Home had always been the happiest and safest place in her world, so she thought it might just be her overthinking.

There were moments in young Jessa's life when she would find herself secretly peeking through closed doors just to find her sweet Mama bawling in despair.

And if she was lucky, she'd find illegible writings on pieces of crumpled paper notes that didn't make it to the bin. Mama was half Italian.

"Mi sento un passeggero..."

Each time she picked up a random piece of colored note on the floor, they were all written the same.

"Mi sento un passeggero..."

Jessa didn't know any Italian, they never spoken any at home.

It was only years later that she learnt of what those words meant.

I feel like a passenger.

A passenger.

This is a mystery that she feels would forever be unresolved, a burning question that might just follow her to the grave one day.

Because three years after that year's Thanksgiving, her Mama killed herself.


Thanks for reading Part 9 of the freewrite, this is my first attempt at an ongoing story, let's see where it'll lead us! Find out the link to the previous episode at the beginning of the post. Hope you enjoyed the progression so far :)


20180212_193505.png

image.png

20180516_002249_0001.png

Asapers.gif

SB_new.png

Authors get paid when people like you upvote their post.
If you enjoyed what you read here, create your account today and start earning FREE STEEM!
Sort Order:  

You’ve been upvoted by TeamMalaysia community. Do checkout other posts made by other TeamMalaysia authors at http://steemit.com/created/teammalaysia

To support the growth of TeamMalaysia Follow our upvotes by using steemauto.com and follow trail of @myach

Vote TeamMalaysia witness bitrocker2020 using this link vote for witness

Thanks for using eSteem!
Your post has been voted as a part of eSteem encouragement program. Keep up the good work! Install Android, iOS Mobile app or Windows, Mac, Linux Surfer app, if you haven't already!
Learn more: https://esteem.app
Join our discord: https://discord.gg/8eHupPq

You are beginning to think like a writer...

Congratulations! This post has been upvoted from the communal account, @minnowsupport, by alimamasstory from the Minnow Support Project. It's a witness project run by aggroed, ausbitbank, teamsteem, someguy123, neoxian, followbtcnews, and netuoso. The goal is to help Steemit grow by supporting Minnows. Please find us at the Peace, Abundance, and Liberty Network (PALnet) Discord Channel. It's a completely public and open space to all members of the Steemit community who voluntarily choose to be there.

If you would like to delegate to the Minnow Support Project you can do so by clicking on the following links: 50SP, 100SP, 250SP, 500SP, 1000SP, 5000SP.
Be sure to leave at least 50SP undelegated on your account.

You got voted by @curationkiwi thanks to alimamasstory! This bot is managed by Kiwibot and run by Rishi556, you can check both of them out there. To receive maximum rewards, you must be a member of KiwiBot. To receive free upvotes for yourself (even if you are not a member) you can join the KiwiBot Discord linked here and use the command !upvote (post name) in #curationkiwi.

I felt I was 9 again.... I think I could never understand my mom´s sadness when she was alive.