for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt where the given word is Home and the limit, 114 words precisely.
‘Please slow down Daddy’ cried a sad little voice.
He was driving too fast, desperate to get home. The tyres protested as he swerved his way along the winding road.
‘Not so fast Daddy, please’
A pigeon flew towards him. He stabbed the brakes. The car jerked, bashing his head against the window.
‘I’m scared Daddy’
‘SHUT UP!’ he yelled.
He skidded to a halt, turned his head and stared at an empty child-seat.
From his pocket, he took a photo. A picture of the precious child he lost in an accident. He’d been to blame, he’d been driving too fast.
A tear trickled down his cheek.
‘I love you Daddy’ whispered a voice.