Sarah Ann Hall

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#FiveSentenceFiction – Flight

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Five Sentence Fiction is about packing a powerful punch in a tiny fist. Each week Lillie McFerrin posts a one word inspiration, then anyone wishing to participate writes a five sentence story based on the prompt word. The word does not have to appear in your five sentences, just use it for direction.

This week: FLIGHT

 

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It arcs beautifully across the sky, shimmering and glistening as the flaming sun catches its angles. As it twists and spirals upwards, its flat surfaces stand stark against the perfect cerulean. I watch breathless, waiting for the apex when it will begin its earthward descent. When the zenith comes and it starts to fall, I smile. There is nothing like sending a recalcitrant laptop into flight.

 

Lillie McFerrin Writes

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Written by Sarah Ann

July 10, 2013 at 10:18 pm

13 Responses

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  1. There are those times when that would be satisfying! Well done. It made me smile.

    McGuffy Ann

    July 10, 2013 at 10:36 pm

  2. A wonderful sight, I’m sure. Very satisfying.

    erickeys

    July 10, 2013 at 11:32 pm

    • If only I was actually brave enough to make that throw. 🙂

      Sarah Ann

      July 11, 2013 at 9:10 pm

      • You’d love it till the bill for the replacment showed up!

        erickeys

        July 11, 2013 at 9:53 pm

      • I’d have to cheat and have the replacement bought and working first!

        Sarah Ann

        July 11, 2013 at 10:22 pm

      • That does seem less spontaneous and “devil may care” than the fictional version implies.

        erickeys

        July 11, 2013 at 10:26 pm

      • That’s why one’s fiction and allows me to dream, while the other’s plain old life.

        Sarah Ann

        July 11, 2013 at 10:29 pm

  3. Aah this is beautiful 🙂

    Amrit Sinha

    July 11, 2013 at 7:33 am

  4. Great – an expensive choice for the brave (or foolhardy!) great descriptions.

    neenslewy

    July 11, 2013 at 9:49 pm


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