Beautiful But…

Writing Challenge: June 28, 2018 Prompt: Write a short story that begins with "It's beautiful, but..." “It’s beautiful but isn’t it a bit cliché?”  I held the bouquet of roses half-heartedly to my nose. “I know, but this is what boyfriends are supposed to do right? Buy flowers and take you out to nice dinners … Continue reading Beautiful But…

Xanadu

Writing Challenge: December 4, 2017 Prompt: Go to a website that has a "word of the day" and use it as your inspiration Word: Xanadu- a place of great beauty, luxury, and contentment Xanadu: paradise. A place of peace and perfection. It may be a beach of white sand and palm trees. It may be … Continue reading Xanadu

Identifier

writing challenge: July 19, 2017 Prompt: imagine how life would be if you could completely change your hair color into something completely opposite your current style I’ve always been identified with my hair: thick, long, and bright blonde. For an experiment, I temporarily died my hair chocolate brown my senior year of high school. Many … Continue reading Identifier

Frozen Moment

Writing Challenge: May 5, 2017 Prompt: Write about a moment you wish you could freeze forever I stared out at the valley from the pass above the river. To the right there was a frosted mint-green field. To the left the dove-grey mountains were adorned with glittering snow-beaded trees. The sky was such a pure … Continue reading Frozen Moment

Summer’s Night Sky

Cooling the air to a comfortable 65 degrees And providing a strong challenging wind, The cold front brings with it rolling, grey clouds. This atmosphere promises an early summer storm that is never delivered. Instead, the waning gibbous moon rises brightly behind the mists and vapors. There the moon prominently hangs; Allowing the condensed waters … Continue reading Summer’s Night Sky