Free Write Friday – Awake
Today’s prompts were these words, lazy – rain – perspective – glint – somber – trinket – static provided by Kellie Elmore
The lazy girl turned over in bed and pulled the covers over her head as the rain beat against the window panes. She knew she needed to change her perspective about looking for work but she was so tired of rejection. The rain reflected her state of mind. If only a glint of light could break through this unchanging landscape of no. Sleep slipped over her and she walked through a dark and somber forest. But she was not afraid. The full white moon shone like a beacon guiding her through the tree laden path.
Suddenly a faint static sound buzzed in her ears. She stopped and looked around but saw nothing but the trees standing tall and static as soldiers in the night. Her feet moved forward and the sound grew louder and louder and louder. But she was not afraid. Just as the sound seemed unbearable she saw a glint of gold sparkling in the moonlight on the ground ahead. Trinkets of metal turned and swirled around each other creating the sharp sound and a strong blowing energy. The wind swept her up into the sky and she flew past the moon into a blazing sun.
The sound of the ringing phone pulled her eyes open. She swept the blanket from her head and grabbed the phone.
“Hello. . .Yes, I can start right away. . .Monday? . . .Yes, I’ll see you at eight.”
She put the phone down and smiled as the sunlight streamed through the window