This was the writing prompt: The lights go off for 5 seconds and when they come back on there is a note on the window that says one word : Run.
I stared at the note.
I know that most people would get all wobbly kneed and heart pounding panicky but I didn’t. All I did was stare.
“Run!” I read again.
“Wait.” I peered closer. The red marker clashed horridly with the yellow of the sticky note. Then finally it clicked. I knew that handwriting.
“Seriously!” I stormed out the door and ripped the little yellow sheet off the window crumpling it in my hand.
I scanned the street. She was here somewhere. I just knew it, but I couldn’t see her. Finally I turned to go back in side. Fast-balling the note into the trash.
“Run,” I muttered, “I’m not coming back Teri!” I shouted even though she couldn’t hear me.
I hated her overpriced treadmill class. I couldn’t stand all those ‘looking for my next ex-husband’ students of her’s. I hated the music she chose and I sure as Hell hated her stalking me about my fitness choices.
“Run,” I grumbled again. “She better run if ever see her.” I stared out the window searching again but I saw no sight of my health stalker.