Fire Arrows (331 Words) “Why didn’t you tell me?” Sir Pedder raised his head. “Tell you?” he questioned, slowly. “Tell me that you knew my father.” The knight held the young woman’s gaze steadily. “I did not know him well,” he said. “But I remember him. He was a brave man. It was a lossContinue reading “Fire Arrows #writephoto”
Land of the Dead (94 Words) Over the gray mountains So it is said Lies a Valley of Shadows The Land of the Dead.
The Long Walk (154 Words) “Are we there yet?” said the littlest gnome. There was no immediate answer. The gnomes walked much as they had walked for many months, slow and patient. “No,” said the leader. “There are still miles to go yet.” The littlest gnome stumbled. She was tired, so tired. “I don’t wantContinue reading “The Long Walk”
In-Between (99 Words) The fence had stood between them since they were children. When she was little, Emmy peeked between the slats. She made up stories about the secretive boy-next-door. She decided he was magic.
Song of the Roamer (78 Words) Where are you going So far from your home What are you seeking And why do you roam
Sailing Love Song (54 Words) Fly away, fly away Bird on the breeze Bring him this message My love on the seas—
Blue Dancing (78 Words) Dancing with you, love, Is all my delight On a fine deep blue evening When the sky is alight
Noise (84 Words) The traffic starts At six a.m. At five o’ clock It starts again The noise and rush is no surprise The world is quiet in your eyes.
Spotlight (99 Words) This was it. The moment she had been waiting for. Grace stood looking into the mirror. Her hair was brushed. Her lips were painted. It was a picture-perfect reflection. In the next room she could hear the other band members laughing, teasing. It seemed like an impossible dream that they had gottenContinue reading “Spotlight”
Time (28 Words) Time is running You stand still If you don’t run Time always will