Friday, September 24, 2010

Flash Fiction Quickfire

James Abbott Whistler - "Caprice in Purple and Gold No. 2 The Golden Screen

Here is my flash fiction (55 words) inspired by this Whistler painting.

Hours poured over two untested lives as the feared reality slowly took hold. Clutching silent Akina with urgency and fire, the painter's heart broke away. “I must follow my Master and become more of what I am.” As the morning broke, a numb Akina abandoned herself to his forgotten paintings, hoping to feel him again.


Thank you for reading :) I guess I'm a romantic through and through. Happy Friday!

17 comments:

Caroline said...

Oh my goodness that was beautiful. Amazing the story you told in 55 words. *sigh* Have a wonderful weekend!!!

bel said...

What a beautiful painting! And story to go with it.

Sniffles and Smiles said...

So very sad...my heart breaks for her...and as an artist this speaks to me deeply!!! Thank you!!! ~Janine XO

Joanne said...

I really like this concept, flash inspired by the works of the masters. Great story!

welcome to my world of poetry said...

My, that was a wonderful read. such a pleasure,

Yvonne,

Deborah said...

That was just wonderfully written!!
thanks so much for popping by :o)

Diane said...

I think we all are deep down.... BTW Happy Anniversary!!! :O)

Robyn Campbell said...

Oh Akina. Oh my. What a most lovely story, Kelly. You really are my favorite writer. And that's the truth. :)

He & Me + 3 said...

Wowzers. So much emotion. Girl you rock at these. I truly enjoy reading them.

Judy Croome said...

Oh gosh, so poignant and full of yearning. Had me swallowing a lump! You are very good at imbuing your writing with a genuine sense of unfulfilled longing, Kelly!
Judy

Valerie said...

Now that's what I call incredible writing, my friend.

hope said...

This one was so interesting!

JamericanSpice said...

This is a good one. It would definitely pull me in.

Teresha@Marlie and Me said...

That was so haunting!

The Write Girl said...

Another beautiful Flash 55...this painting is amazing and stunning. I really like your taste in art :)

Jenners said...

You did an awful lot in just 55 words!

Gerri said...

Whew!!! I am so serious when I say, "BRILLIANT"!!!