Friday, December 21, 2012

Set to Motion...


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Or traversing on iron tracks...

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Let's get a move on...set your story with motion!!!

Happy Friday Flashy Fiction writers!! 




    I am also posting this in yesterdays prompt - as I put the two together.


    1. Wow, Jules I really like the life that you've given your character. You set to motion her surroundings and the details of her life...traditions and questions...a great balance on inner and outer worlds going on here. Great write!! Thank you for sharing @ Flashy Fiction! :)

  2. On Track

    There lying very still she put her bare feet together toes against the cold railing on that hot summer afternoon and looked up at the sky. Clouds drifted against the clear blue sky, and tears dripped from her eyes in a steady small rivulet into her temple until she could feel her hair wet. It would not be long before they missed her. Not long before her mother opened her closed bedroom door, with that make-believe sad face she always wore after the girl had been forced into one of her stepfather's talks with her. Talks that always began with him tipping his head back and draining a can of beer and ended with his belt coming off and finding her backside or this afternoon, her legs and her right hip, which she shifted now on the tracks. And her mother with her make-believe sad face, the face that always was nowhere to be found during her talks, she wouldn't be there today when she opened the door with a purloined cookie and nervous eyes. They would find her mashed into the tracks and they would finally be really sorry. The girl listened with her keen six-year-old ears, with her soft body in her thin summer dress for the sound, the vibration of the coming train, but all that came was a bee buzzing, so close to her cheek she could imagine the velvet of its fat body, feel the stinger flashing like tiny vampire teeth. And before she knew what she was doing she was up and on her feet and running toward home.

    1. So much detail and depth to this Flash, Pearl...a joy to read...thank you so much for sharing your creativeness here for my prompt!!! Warm :)'s to you!