The key finally turned and Kerri stumbled into her dark apartment. She grabbed two bottles of water, knowing one wouldn’t be enough, and threw her heels down the hall towards her room.
The sun already started to rise, though it was difficult to tell through the clouds. Kerri didn’t care. She grabbed the flowerpot from the windowsill and popped up, knees to chest, in its place.
Lillies. Her very first house warming present for her very first apartment. She hugged the gift from her mother in a bittersweet embrace and smiled down at the vibrant city below. The rain reflected in her glistening eyes as she dreamed of the adventures the city held in store.
My contribution to this week’s Friday Fictioneers, a 100 word writing challenge. Check it out and feel free to participate!