The Sinkhole

A Short Short Story

by Sandra Scofield

What a great read. I especially liked "it yawned." The sentence described perfectly the way the lives of these people were completely upended by a random, seemingly bored force beyond their control or understanding. I look forward to reading more of your work.

I loved her unexpressed desire to gather them in and sing at the beginning and then clinging together at the end "above a wink in the earth," a precarious new beginning. Lovely story.

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