50-word story: Dresden
We waited in the cellar for what seemed like hours. The bombs just kept on falling. Second by second, we could hear and feel their impact.
Then, suddenly, there was silence. It felt wonderful.
We carefully went up the cellar steps, and pushed open the hatch.
The fireball engulfed us.
Jonathan Ball is an amateur poet who has written a number of children’s books, the Jellyland series, available as ebooks on Amazon. The first in the series is Jelly Monster Helps Out.