“Please, I am begging you. Don’t leave.” I have resorted to begging her to stay. I am standing at the door of our home and blocking her exit. Hoping that I can somehow change her mind and make her stay. Continue reading
This is my attempt.
For My Love
I just want the liberty to live my life with my love.
With this thought she looked at the apple on the tray before her.
She was burdened with the enormous responsibility of marrying without love for the future of the empire.
I would rather die than betray my love, she thought.
With determination and sadness she picked up, took a bite out of and chewed the fruit. She squeezed her eyes shut and as tears fell down her cheeks, swallowed hard.
A few minutes later, the yellow light from the candle cast a glow on her lifeless form.
For the 100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups, this week’s prompt is actually an image. I really had a hard time with this one. Let me know what you think though. Image and write up after the jump.
The villagers were panicking again.
That could mean only one thing – his pet had struck again. He quickly jumped out of bed and picked up his dark cloak, running out before he had fully worn it.
The walk to the cave was easy because all the villagers were on the opposite side of the island wondering about their livestock.
He smelt the blood at the entrance of cave and inside, the dragon turned and gave him what looked like a grin before spitting out a bone that joined the pile of bones to the side of the cave.
They were home alone and she was in his room.
Mom and dad had not yet come back from work and had called in to say they would be coming a bit later than usual. Since they were going to be alone in the house for a while, Ade decided they should go to his room.
He turned on the TV and put it on a music channel, turning down the volume so the music did not make it difficult to talk. Bimpe was staring blankly at the screen of the TV and started when he sat next to her on the bed. She looked up and smiled shyly at him. Continue reading
While browsing the web, in my quest for inspiration, I stumbled upon the 100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups.
This week’s prompt was this ….I’m exhausted. Shut the door behind you….
This is my attempt.
The door opened and he backed in, while blowing a kiss to the woman in the car outside.
The huge grin on his face disappeared as he turned into the house and saw her.
She gave him a look that spoke volumes, then she sighed deeply and said in a shaky voice, “I’m exhausted. Shut the door behind you and come take a seat.”
When he was seated she said, “Ade, we need to talk.”
He looked from her face to the papers on the table in front of her and knew he had blown it.
She would never forgive him.
It was over between them.