"Splinters" a five minute freewritesteemCreated with Sketch.

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Thank you @mariannewest for another fabulous #freewrite challenge, today's*
*I'm playing catch up here, this prompt is a couple of days old!
prompt is You walk through a door - what do you see?

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I walked through a door, wood splintered about me, ripping into my clothes, and into my face and arms. My head hurt from the impact and for a moment I saw stars and cartoon birds flying around my head. I collapsed to the floor. Becky offered me her hand.

"Wouldn't it have been easier to just open the door?" she asked. "Rather than just walk through it?"

I took her hand and she helped me to my feet. I brushed the bits of wood from my face, and clothes and looked at the man-shaped hole in the door.

"I wanted to see if I could do it," I said. I poked at the air in front of me and drew a few shapes. The door began to heal itself, growing new wood like a fast forming scab. Becky nodded, her arms folded across her chest.

"Impressive," she said. "This simulation is very impressive."

I smiled. "The pain certainly felt real enough too. Now what else can we do?"

Becky took my hand.

"Let's find out..."

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I really did walk into a glass door once that had closed behind me as the phone rang.
I hardly ever closed my office door, and so I turned to get back in to answer the phone and Bam!!!!!
I really did see stars


That was funny!!!

Oh my lord that cracked me up. I hope it wasn't the door to our room. Does the @freewritehouse know you brought in a stranger? Best keep an eye on @improv. I hear he's a ladies man.

Only about mosquitoes.

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