I am a little late posting this one, but here it is.
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/ Enjoy! Winter blows its icy fierce breath. The fireplace counters with crackling warm intentions. She pulls the crocheted afghan tighter around her shoulders.Continue reading “45 Word Writing Prompt: Goodnight”
This is probably my favorite piece I have ever written using a specific word and word count.
Bats in the Belfry, Hanging and waiting for the bells to chime the midnight hour. On their peal, they will fly out into the darkness, disrupting the October night sky. Silhouettes against the full moon, Embracing their calling, they loom. They own the time until the bells call them home.
Restless souls dance beneath the weight of the earth, which smothers them until their last breath dances to Heaven.
I am not crazy. I can’t be. Would a crazy person be able to define the word itself? No, I am not crazy, but this . . . this defies all logic. No matter how hard I try, what is happening in this house is beyond explanation and that is exceedingly uncomfortable to me. NoteContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: CRAZY”
We are a syzygy – Connected by experience, aligned by pain our hearts hold. Now we float, in the only realms we can understand. Life on earth, is a distant memory.
“Cheers!” She was the last one to raise her glass and the only one not to take a sip. He was the only one who knew why. He watched her, quietly and uninvited, from across the room. She looked beautiful in the long, fitted, red gown. Her toffee brown hair draped around her shoulders hidingContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: CHEERS! (100 Word Story- July 2020)”
Lucidity is lost, fading with memories of better times. She is a fragment of who she was – a vibrant girl she used to know, stolen by unexpected grief. Simple plans have vanished, She blinks as nothing comes to mind, but her uninvited reality of darkness. ©Raelyn Pracht 2020
Restless souls dance beneath the weight of the earth which smothers them until their last breath dances to Heaven.