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Delicate… 106 Words

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She was a delicate flower.
“Who was?”
“Who was what, Cheryl?”
“Who is ‘She’? Why is she delicate?”
“It’s just a line in my novel.”
“Yes, Ethel, the first line. The only line. So, who is she and why is she so fragile?”
“I haven’t gotten that far, I’m not sure which way I’m going yet.”
“If you want me to read your story and help you, I need more than one line.”
“I didn’t say I wanted help. I just wanted to know what you thought.”
“Oh for God’s sake! Based on your story so far, I think she is a woman and is delicate.”

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Ethel has continued in her efforts to become a writer.

Want to take part in the WEEKEND WRITING PROMPT? Write a story or poem with just 106 words, no more no less, and send it to Sammi Cox.

Amateur… 51 Words

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The artist was having trouble making her amateur stay up.
After multiple attempts, she was near tears.
Her instructor, Ms Johnson, came to her rescue.
“You are simply doing it wrong, dear, it is supposed to be an armature.”
Zoey tried again.
Tears dried, her sturdy framework ready for the clay.

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This story is for 🐞 and Ms J

Grimace… 33 Words

Thirty-three steps, that’s the distance from life to death.
Thirty-three steps, how far from the holding cell to the table.
Thirty-three steps, last she would take, as the chemical cocktail achieved her grimace.

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Enthral… 54 Words

She does so enthral him, when the Captain sees her.

“Lock her below. Put her in chains. Enthral her.”

“Aye, Cap. Right away, Cap.”

Later, under sail. The Captain makes his way below deck. Pushing open the door, a candlelit damsel.

“What dost thou want of me Sir?”

“Only to look dear, just look.”

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Thanks to Ula Grace for her assistance in this story. Want to take part in the WEEKEND WRITING PROMPT? Write a story or poem with just 54 words, no more no less, and send it to Sammi Cox.

Carefree… 14 Words

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Their address is 36 Carefree Lane. I wonder if they are really care free.

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That’s what popped into mind when I saw the prompt. 

Want to take part in the WEEKEND WRITING PROMPT? Write a story or poem with just 61 words, no more no less, and send it to Sammi Cox.

Charlatan…61 Words

“I told you he was a snake oil salesman, Ethel. Didn’t I?”
“You said something like that.”
“I said something exactly like that.”
“Well, I didn’t know what charlatan meant, you can’t blame me.”
“Someone selling free HBO for life in front of the Jewel? Course it didn’t work when you got home!”
“He seemed so honest, Cheryl.”
“All quacks are.”

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Silence… 15 Words

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“Silence is golden, Ethel, you should try it.”
“So, I talk too much, Cheryl?”

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Congratulations are in order, Sammi. This is your one hundredth prompt. I’ve done eight and enjoyed every one of them.

Anathema… 52 Words

“What’s got you in such a tizzy, Ethel?”

“It’s that Sammi Cox!”

“What’s the word?”

“Anathema.”

“What?”

“That’s what I said.”

“Get your dictionary, look it up.”

“I did, I don’t like that word, now I have a writer block.”

“How many words?”

“52”

“You can do 52.”

“It’s a bugbear, Cheryl.”

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EQUINOX… 83 Words

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“Equinox, sheequinox! I don’t believe in that hoo doo. I’m going to do it anyway.”

“No you idiot, that’s the the first of Spring thing. That’s a good one. I’m talking about Mercury being in retrograde, you don’t want to make any important decisions.”

“I love Spring, and I can’t wait. I also can’t wait to get a new car, and I’ve got my eyes on a sweet Saturn.”

“That’s not a new car.”

“It’ll be new for me, so Saturn trumps Mercury!”

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I must thank my sister, Mariya, for her wise counsel concerning all things astrological.

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Seashore… 59 Words

“See sells seashells by the seashore.”
“Wrong.”
“She shells seashells by the seashore.”
“No.”
“She sells sezeshells by the seashore.”
“Try Again.”
“She sells seashells by the sezeshore.”
“Nope.”
“This is hard, why can’t I get this?”
“Stop whining and try again, take your time.”
“Okay. She sells seashells by the seashore.”
“Yes!!! I knew you could do it.”

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My thanks to Wilkie Bard I could not have done this piece without him.

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