Sunday, October 2, 2011

Like Fire

Today's muse: Succinctly Yours by Grandma's Goulash

The rules: Using the picture and/or word (the word is optional), write a story under 140 characters OR 140 words.

Today's word: Pugnacious. Though I didn't use the word, it's implied.

Today's photo:

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Like Fire

Love once burned white hot, their passion a Dali canvas. A decade later, it burns with fury, and their voices scream with the sirens.


Larry said...

I loved your microfiction... Very nice blog a lot of good reading. You can find my microfiction.


Seasons said...

Love turned to frustration, the fire remained. Very interesting, the way you implied the word pugnacious.

anthonynorth said...

This is clever. nice one.

glnroz said...

very nice,,,Ms. Manning,,,the writing,, the other,, maybe i don't like so much. :))

Pat said...

So who's that guy trying to dampen their passion?

Grandma's Goulash said...

At least it hasn't fizzled from indifference. This is very well written.

storytreasury said...

Lovely image and poetic, too!

Lisa Ricard Claro said...

Nice imagery, and a very creative take on the photo.

Monica Manning said...

Thanks, Larry. I'll swing by and read yours soon.

Seasons: Fire isn't always good. Sometimes it burns.

Thanks, Anthonynorth.

glnroz: yeah. me neither. but sometimes it goes with the territory. or so i'm told.

Pat: I think they hope he'll put out the anger.

Grandma: Well said. Indifference is much worse.

Thanks, storytreasury!

Thanks, LRC. It was the first thing I thought of.

♥~Judy~♥ said...

I loved your entry. It was almost poetic and certainly full of fire (and water to quench it).

Thanks so much for the visits. Take care and God bless.

Jim said...

Nice, Monica ~~ Sirens and fire hoses, too hot.
I like Dali. Of the Surrealist artists Peter Max is my favorite contemporary.

Helen said...

I guess all that water is making it more steamy!