Sunday, September 09, 2012

Trifecta

This weekend's challenge: Take the 33 words below and then add 33 of your own words to move the story along:

The last strains of sunlight lingered in the corners, grasping every available point of refraction.  She slid her fingertips along the glass wondering if this was all there ever was. Or could be.

Winter days are always short, and none felt shorter than this. She waited for Christmas all year, planned for it and imbued it with such importance, and then it was over so quickly. 

8 comments:

  1. This brings back memories of being a kid anxiously waiting for Christmas and then having young children, who felt the same way. Well done!

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  2. And you cook for hours and the meal is over with in 20 minutes. I can relate. Good addition to the prompt.

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  3. You said that perfectly.

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  4. I still feel that way about the holidays in general but particularly Christmas Day goes by took quickly. So much time sent preparing and anticipating!

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  5. It's kind of a let down when you plan and anticipate for so long.

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  6. Nice! I was wonder when you were going to post. LOL Yes, Chrismas - much (almost too much) to do about so little (I won't say nothing). Excellent point.

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  7. This is so true :D Christmas is over in what seems like a second :( But on the bright side, your writing is brilliant! :D

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  8. My husband holds two of those deadliest jobs, firefighter and farmer.

    Hope you're doing okay.

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