Below is a piece for a Weekend Writing Prompt. It had to be 45 words and use the word “Goodnight”. Thanks to Sammi Cox for posting this challenge. See challenge at https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2022/01/01/weekend-writing-prompt-242-goodnight/
Winter blows its icy fierce breath. The fireplace counters with crackling warm intentions. She pulls the crocheted afghan tighter around her shoulders. Finally, she closes her book, turns down the flame of the oil lamp until it has disappeared, and whispers goodnight to the world.