Rhythm — A Short Story

Bonita Jewel, MFA
5 min readOct 27, 2021
Photo by Celil DOĞAN from Pexels

Melody peered over the dock. Ripples trembled along the ocean’s surface.

She stepped into the ferry, glancing around to get her bearings.

“Melody, over here!” Her sister sauntered up and pulled her to a line of reclining seats. “We arrived early to find a good spot. Isn’t this exciting?”

Melody tried to share the exuberance as she sat next to her sister. “Yeah, Steph, it’s…

Bonita Jewel, MFA

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