This is my first 100 Word Stories entry, via LimeBird Writers. The idea is to write a story that's exactly 100 words long, based on a prompt, which is given in the form of a picture.
Prompt image from Julia's Place
I'd come here to end it. The cliff was high enough to make everything stop. I peered over the edge and watched the rough autumn sea tear at the rocks at the bottom, hungrily.
Why wait? I mean I was in no particular hurry, but something was holding me back. I glanced across to the bay on my left and it suddenly struck me how beautiful this place is. I smiled, for the first time in weeks.
The wind tugged my jacket and I realised I was cold.
Maybe next year, I thought, as I stood up and walked away.