Not fatal (word prompts)

The following six-word stories were prompted by the Page Flutter Six-Word Story Challenge. I’m also posting a few of my favourites over on Instagram.

5. It was humbling but not fatal.

6. I lost you and found myself.

7. I’m glad I wrote it down.

8. People challenged her. She preferred cats.

9. He was her favourite second chance.

10. Rumble. Shudder. Crash. Another close call!

11. At least he appreciated her cooking.

[February prompts: humbled, silver linings, gratitude journal, challenged, second chance, close call, appreciated.]

P.S. The background is a detail of my painting Runner.

Tiny joys (word prompts)

The following six-word stories were prompted by the Page Flutter Six-Word Story Challenge. I’m also posting a few of my favourites over on Instagram.

29. They savoured more than just moments.

30. A good teacher learns many lessons.

31. Curious people discover something every day.

1.  Someone special makes anything seem possible.

2.  The stars melted into the sunrise.

3.  Tiny joys soften even big disappointments.

4.  This bomb shelter is our home.

[January/February prompts: savoured, the teacher, discovery, someone special, sunrise, tiny joys, shelter.]

A single day (word prompts)

The following six-word stories were prompted by the Page Flutter Six-Word Story Challenge. I’m also posting a few of my favourites over on Instagram.

22. Everything centred around a single day.

23. Overtasked, he was master of none.

24. I’m aware that you are unaware.

25. The yogi made it look easy.

26. Ignoring the obvious became depressingly fashionable.

27. Alone with a hundred billion stars.

28. She unplugged and instantly felt better.

[January prompts: centred, overtasked, aware, the yogi, blinders, solitude, unplugged.]

Directions (word prompts)

The following six-word stories were prompted by the Page Flutter Six-Word Story Challenge. I’m also posting a few of my favourites over on Instagram.

15. I see the light within you.

16. Be careful when asking for directions.

17. The one-armed juggler almost always impressed.

18. In time they became happy tears.

19. You and you alone are magic.

20. Ding! Watch where you are going!

21. A little insight would be nice.

[January prompts: namaste, spirit guide, the juggler, happy tears, talisman, ding!, insight.]

P.S. The background is a detail of my painting ‘Flow’.

I will make my own path (word prompts)

The following six-word stories were prompted by the Page Flutter Six-Word Story Challenge. I’m also posting a few of my favourites over on Instagram.

8. Off grid is no place. Fine.

9. I want to sleep. I don’t.

10. Something is growing here… but what?

11. I will make my own path.

12. Owls prefer not to do mornings.

13. Feed the senses; nourish the soul.

14. The gathering storm strengthened their resolve.

[January prompts: off grid, zzzzzzzz, seedlings, role model, early riser, nosh, the gathering.]

P.S. The background is a detail of my painting Sidetracked.