Short writing prompt response on the sound of the ocean.
"Five things you see out the nearest window" The farthest point positioned outside my window is Mount Baker. It sits beyond a cluster of buildings, on the other (wrong) side of the border. During sunsets, the pink and orange light bounces off it, highlighting the snowy tips that shift in size with the transition of … Continue reading Prompt 76: What I see outside my window
"Your most treasured photograph" One of my most treasured photographs sits on my bookcase, surrounded by my other treasured positions: books, books, and (yes, you've guessed it), more books. It's a photo of me and my sister, aged probably five and four, sitting in a field of wheat, wearing matching outfits, and with our arms … Continue reading Prompt 73: Here’s to sisters
"How you're just like your mother" I've been told on numerous occasions that I take after my mother. I used to staunchly refuse to acknowledge the fact, but now, as I grow older, I catch myself saying or doing things that are only too resonant of her. Here's just a few ways in which we … Continue reading Prompt 72: Ten ways I’m like my Mother
"A piece of clothing you keep just for the memory" There's a dress hanging in my closet. Its colours red and gold. The bodice, sleeveless, is of red silk with golden oriental patterns splayed across it. The waist is a simple golden ribbon, sewn on by hand after the fact with clumsy and imperfect stitches … Continue reading Prompt 60
"The way the sky looks today" Spring seems to have finally landed in Vancouver. After months of rain and grey, today the city is graced with the bluest of skies. The sun is shining joyfully, inviting itself in through windows and caressing walls that had long forgotten its touch. There's a light haze hanging low … Continue reading Prompt 59
"Write a list of things that makes you angry happy" So I modified today's prompt a bit... I wasn't quite in the mood to go on a rant about the things that make me angry. This is my list. What's yours? Sitting in the sun Flowers in a vase Snuggling with a pup Learning something … Continue reading Prompt 55