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Friday, August 16, 2013

Their Spot

This weekend's Trifextra Writing Challenge is to come up with 33 words inspired by the photo below. Restrictions: no creepy, dark stuff allowed.
 
Read about this amazing photo project: http://eirikso.com/2011/01/04/one-year-in-one-image/

Leaves snapped beneath them.
"Can I see you again?" He asked.


Snowflakes poured through unadorned branches.
"I'm pregnant," she announced.

Warm rain danced against the white tent.
"I do," their baby girl vowed.

48 comments:

  1. Nice, how you incorporated the seasons into their love story.

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  2. A scene for all seasons and seasons of life.

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  3. Excellent depiction of the seasons of life. A very happy story.

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  4. Love the cycle of the seasons with the change of life. I was a story well told.

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    1. Thank you, Glynis. I really appreciate the kind words!

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  5. Beautiful story cycling and evolving through seasons.

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    1. Thank you so much! I enjoyed writing it. :)

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  6. Ah, yes. Season of life. Great take on the prompt.

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    1. That's immediately what came to mind when I saw the beautiful photo. Thanks, Alicia!

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  7. I love the cycles and how it begins with meeting, love, and a baby. Very great take on the prompt.

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    1. Thank you, Donetta! I'm glad you enjoyed my 33 words. :)

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  8. Ivy, I love the happy, happy ending! It's a brilliant finish to a piece that really touched my heart:)

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    1. Thank you, Valerie! Your comment touched my heart. :) I really enjoyed going to a happy place this weekend. I'm looking forward to reading other entries--especially yours!

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  9. Lovely. Beautifully written.

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  10. Wonderful how you link the cycle of life from parents to child and through the seasons.

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    1. Thank you! Doing so in just 33 words was a bit of a challenge, so I'm glad to know it came across. :)

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  11. Aw, this is so lovely! Love how you connected the seasons to their lives. Well done!

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    1. Thank you for such a sweet comment, Suzanne!

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  12. Unexpected Ivy. This is a real story. And it's completely different. Bravo! :D

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    1. Thank you so much, Linda! Your comment means a lot to me. :)

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  13. Such a soft, warm love. You brought their love full circle just as the seasons do time and time again. Lovely.

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    1. Renada, thank you for the lovely feedback!

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  14. Ah, lovely that they all used the wood for their precious moments. Very sweet.

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    1. Thanks, Freya! Actually, I intended it to be the same couple from first date to their daughter's wedding, but I do like the idea of that spot being a special place for different people, families, etc. It definitely could be interpreted that way, too. :)

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  15. What a sweet progression of events.

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    1. Sweet isn't my usual genre, but I had fun writing this. Thanks for stopping by, Draug!

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  16. The cycle of life paired with the cycle of seasons. Clever and sweet!

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    1. Thank you! Very kind of you to say so. :)

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  17. I work for the humane society. Kittens will die whether I leave a comment or not.

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    1. I'm allergic to cat anyway, so meh.

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  18. wow so nice... well put in 33 words

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  19. True love... including a new member... what better way to spend a year.

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  20. Oh, lovely! I really like how you used the seasons of the year to illustrate the seasons of life. Great job.

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    1. Thank you. Your comment made me smile. :)

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  21. SAVE THE KITTIES. Just kidding. I enjoyed reading this very full, very short story. Thanks for linking up. Don't forget to vote.

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  22. Loved the accuracy and poetry of the passage of time

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