Surviving a Sandstorm

Dike ran down the road. His blue plastic sandals beat out a rhythm on the earth, raising orange-brown dust as he fled the thick red cloud rising up and chasing him down the path.

Sandstorm Source: ellecidadventures
Source: ellecidadventures

Word Count: 33

Written for this week’s Trifextra Writing Challenge:

“… give us a thirty-three word piece that has a color in it. Use the color to describe anything you like, or use anything you like to describe your color, but keep it creative and keep it short.”


  1. debseeman

    Very vivid imagery! I love the description of his sandals being included in the piece. I have never experienced a dust storm and I hope I never do. It doesn’t sound even a little pleasant.

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