A flash of brilliance, burning in my mind… Furiously, my fingers raced to capture them. The fire! The passion! This story was hot, scorching my keyboard. My heart raced with my fingers as the inferno of imagination blazed forth… for about a paragraph.
The flame flickered before fizzling out, snuffed by the cold-hearted eyes that read along. Critical eyes! My eyes! The wisps of smoke traipsing up from the smoldering wick of creativity bore no evidence of my once brilliant flare. A crumpled idea, in the frigid Limbo of the Recycle Bin with all the others…
© 2012 Anne Schilde
I’ve never done a 100 word challenge before so I thought I’d do one for this challenge at Julia’s Place, so I could say I did one. Click the pic (haha, I was actually looking for Bart Simpson) to see the original challenge. I think I had 4 words to spare!