Monday, April 12, 2010

While Hope Remains


Ducks fell from the sky. Sound touched the water. Her mate's graceful body sank below the surface. Each day she waits for his return.

Grandma




Microfiction Monday offers a new image each week and a challenge to write a story of 140 characters or less. Click on the image to see other entries. Why not try your own?

15 comments:

  1. Very nice! Glad I came by to read your blog.

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  2. Poignant. Thanks for dropping by. This week I have dug into mythology for my micro story

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  3. Awe; breaks my heart. but I loved it!

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  4. awww, poor thing! life can be so cruel...
    great MM!

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  5. Thought Provoking Post, Someday they will be Reunited.

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  6. *sniffle-sniffle* Your Monday's 140 truly moved me to tears. Beautiful, but yet beyond heartache-y.


    *wipes tears from eyes and shifts gears* It is sooo cozy here! I couldn't resist clicking on your "Follow" button!

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  7. Thank you, Grandma. I love the sentence "sound touched the water." A moving piece.

    Have a good week.

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  8. Beautifully written! Very touching microfiction. Have a wonderful week :)

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  9. You should posted a warning with this one!
    oh my broken heart
    very nice

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  10. Oh, so sad! But such a great take on the pic! Isn't it interesting what different things we all see in the same picture?? I love it! Have a great week!

    Sylvia

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  11. ah, poor Duck. The sad thing is, she will wait forever. Perhaps there is another Duck somewhere near who can make her smile again?
    Have a great week.

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  12. That is just too terribly sad.

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  13. Aww the poor thing. I hope he returns soon :) Maybe some other duck will come along and rescue her. Great take on the pics. :)

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