Bitter Is The Salt by James Willard
Price: $3.23 USD. 63020 words.
Published on July 15, 2012. Fiction.
A curved tree, as old as time, its bark dried and grey overhung the lake. Marta chose a path that led around the bloodstained bramble bushes. She placed a bare foot upon a solid branch and clambered through brown shrivelled leaves and dark sprouting fungus. Within moments Marta was seated with her legs dangling down into the cold water.