Lighthouse by Kate Miller


The tower glistens ahead of me, its bright light shimmering against the waters. It’s a quiet place, on the edge of the world, far from anything I’m familiar with. Unattainable.

But it calls to me through the darkness.

I fight to paddle free from the shadows, the calm waters beneath my boat. As the inkyness closes in, I manage to reach the shore of the twinkling beacon. I pray that I am not alone.

At the foot of the lighthouse, bathed in light, I gather with the others; those fishing for their own place in the world.


Kate Miller is a law student from Manchester. She is a new writer who enjoys reading and writing poetry and flash fiction – and loves horror films.


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