Sea Oats on Chincoteague Island, Virginia
This week’s photo prompt is provided by Maria with Doodles and Scribbles.
Guide for Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers
1. A prompt photo will be provided each Tuesday to be used as a base to your story. Please include photo prompt with your story.
2. Linking for this challenge begins on Tuesday and runs to the following Monday evening.
3. Please credit photo to photographer.
4. The story word limit is 100 – 150 words (+ – 25 words). Please try to stay within this limit.
Susan wanted to get married. He wanted to get married, just not to her. All week his brain had been jumping back and forth, searching for the right answer to the problem. He didn’t want to break her heart; she thought he loved her. And he did, just not in a marrying-raise-a-family kind of way.
Sue was a city girl, easy amid the hustle and noise of a big city. He was a country boy, at home under the wide-spread sky, silent but for the wind and the call of a hawk.
It wasn’t gonna work, no matter how many times he assured himself it would.
Back on shore, he pulled on his boots and mounted his horse, turning the mustang’s head towards home.
A man’s gotta do what a man’s gotta do.
Even when it hurts.
The worship of trees
dendrology – a treatise on trees; the natural history of trees.
dendrometer – an instrument for measuring trees.
Even without linking up to a pre-existent dendrolatry, to tree-deities, nàgas, and yakßas, it would have been quite a natural thing for a teacher like Gotama to favour solitary shady trees for contemplation, and lovely groves and orchards for …
Albertina Nugteren, 2005
dendr- (from Ancient Greek δένδρον (dendron, “tree”)) + -o- (Ancient Greek interfix) + -latry (from Ancient Greek λατρεία (latreia, “worship”))
The second picture is not Black N White, but since it looks so cool, I am adding it for fun.
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Why is it that when everybody follows the man-made path, I long to crawl into the dark spaces and see where they lead?