She’d asked them to brick up the opening but the doctor said it was against building regulations.
Instead she got planters and grew grass in them. After a few weeks it was tall enough to fill half the void.
She tended to it in the hope that it would fill the opening completely.
They tried to remove her planters. She kicked up enough fuss that they were put back.
They asked her why she needed to block out the opening.
She told them: To stop them watching her.
She sat in isolation and hoped no-one would notice her fading away.
Written as part of the Friday Fictioneers challenge hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields (more details HERE). The idea is to write a short story of 100 words based on the photo prompt (above).
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