Cinquain, Poetry by Sarah, Stories by Sarah


Prose ChallengeWrite a story in no more than 100 words that includes the following words: spring, blossom, bud, nature, bloom

She smiled and felt relieved, as she closed the door behind her, suitcase in hand. He had stamped on her budding dreams for the last time. His controlling nature meant he was never going to allow her to blossom into the person she knew she deserved to be.

She recalled the first two lines of William Shakespeare’s Richard III, a favourite of hers from literature class, back in college: “Now is the winter of our discontent / Made glorious summer by this sun.”

Yes, she thought. But first there has to be a Spring.

And it was her time to bloom…

By Sarah ยฉ2018

Poetry ChallengeWrite a poem in no more than 10 lines that includes the same words in the list above.

dainty blossoms
budding, sprouting, blooming
nature’s vivid colour palette

By Sarah ยฉ2018

Prompt: Sammi Scribbles, Weekend Writing Prompt #45 – Spring

8 thoughts on “Spring”

  1. Hey Sarah, Namaste ๐Ÿ™‚

    I adore the fact your prose character thinks of Shakespeare at such a troubling time, and Richard III at that: one wonders if her dream has always been to become a writer? Did she pack the quill? ๐Ÿ™‚

    Have a wonderful week. Take care.

    Namaste ๐Ÿ™‚


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    1. Haha. Thank you! Yes, I imagine being a writer was definitely top of her to-do (or perhaps itโ€™s โ€œmuch adoโ€?) list…. now that sheโ€™s free, I canโ€™t wait to see her adventures.
      Thanks for stopping by. Have a wonderful week too ๐Ÿ˜Š

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      1. Haha Indeed so much ado about her to-do list she now wants to do everything! ๐Ÿ™‚

        Now free of her cage she will soar.

        A pleasure to visit, thank you.
        Namaste ๐Ÿ™‚


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