Years of dedication, training, and withstanding pain all came down to this.

I wiped the sweat off my brow and tried to control my breathing, while the crowd hushed.

With my shoulders slightly hunched, I slowly took my first step with my left foot.

Stepping with increasing speed, until I slid to a stop on my left foot with my right leg bending behind as I threw the ball perfectly down the lane.


The crowd went wild as I breathed a sigh of relief at bowling three perfect games in a row.

The challenge? Write a story in 6 sentences, no more & no less, and if you’d like, share your creation or just visit and comment on others’ ideas, with GirlieOnTheEdge, Denise. The prompt is “Strike”, and here’s where you join the party: Six Sentence Stories

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