Murder on the Beach

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Yellow crime scene tape flutters and flaps in the cold wind off the lake.  Shutters click,  red lights flash.  The detectives unblinking eyes sting and tear, mesmerized by the bludgeoned body lying face down in the sand.  Seagulls slowly circle and cry.

 

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Written for Yeah Write # 156 Gargleblaster – 42 words – Who Dunnit?

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19 thoughts on “Murder on the Beach

  1. I love the seagulls! That’s a great detail. All in all, a perfect snapshot of a terrible moment. Thanks for linking up!

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