On Wednesdays, Delores, from Under The Porch Light, has a meme which she calls
“Words for Wednesday”.
She puts up a selection of six words which we then use in a short story, or a poem.
I’m hopeless at poetry so I always do a story.
It’s a fun challenge…why not join in?
This week's words are:
we also have a prompt which I am still working on...
"impetuous youth...indifferent time..."
( sounds like Romeo and Juliet)
Here is my story:
Cathy fingered the strand of antique pearls now hanging around her neck. A birthday gift from her grandma, they were a perfect match for the creamy silk fabric of the dress her mum had made from an old wedding gown found in a secondhand shop.
She was on her way now to the church where her best friend Helen was about to marry Stewart.
Daydreaming with a loop of pearls wrapped around her finger, Cathy was jerked forward as the cab stopped suddenly in response to a red arrow on the traffic signal. The fragile string snapped and pearls scattered widely across the floor of the cab.......