Sounds of Autumn

Writing Challenge: September 23, 2018 Prompt Inspiration: What does Autumn sound like?   A bare branch taps at my window in the light breeze. I hear cars speeding by- wheels rolling, breaks catching, and horns honking on the boulevard below. Children laugh and talk loudly as they wait for a school bus at the stop … Continue reading Sounds of Autumn


Writing Challenge: July 28, 2018 Prompt: What do you love the sound of?   Rain falling, and hitting the roof, the ground, and the windows. Wind blowing through trees, grass, and windchimes. Fire crackling and flickering in open air or a grated fireplace. Glass tinkling when filled with ice, and ringing when hit in cheer. … Continue reading Sounds

Sounds of Arriving Spring

Writing Challenge Feb. 3, 2017 Prompt: Sit outside for an hour and write what you hear. It isn’t silent outside, even in this quiet suburb. There is the occasional rumble of a car passing by on the road behind the house. I stand on the back porch with our old family dog, Sassy, who doesn’t … Continue reading Sounds of Arriving Spring