PHOTOGRAPH BY JC JOHNSON & STORY BY KAMI L. RICE
A real life scene has been turned miniature through the magic of photography. This miniaturized scene inspired a tiny fictional tale that invites you to discover the other stories hiding in this image. We invite you to explore the world with us, letting your imagination play along as you do. The world can always use more play.
“Come away,” Bernard urged Celia. “Don’t torture yourself any further.” But Celia stood rooted despite his entreaties. Tears clouded sight. Heart thumped in pain. She couldn’t tear her gaze from the swirling lights. Their little girl should have been there, eyes bright with delight as she whirled round and round and round. Oh, the never-ending grief. Somehow, though, she needed this accidental moment under the sympathetic trees, gaiety before her, gentle lapping river behind her, Bernard beside her. Tomorrow she would rise up hurting just a little less.
A London, England MicroStory