Laurie Finkelstein is the featured author today on Suzanne Burke’s blog.
Rave Writers – International Society Of Authors (RWISA)
August is Watch RWISA Write month. We will showcase a different author each day. Today, we celebrate author Laurie Finkelstein.
By Laurie Finkelstein
The bulk, padding, and steel plates weigh me down. The protection of a bulletproof vest is necessary. No matter the weather, I wear the cloak. The weight is a burden, but I trek on because wrapped is the only way to navigate my journey. The jacket protects my heart from being blown to crimson shards of death.
A direct hit is avoided for days and nights, lulling me into calm and complacency. “All will work out fine,” I tell myself. The truth tells a story I want to change. All my will and might does not make an impact to stop the bombardment.
Experience and time separates me from tragedy. At any moment, the bullets strike. Inside…
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