She searched for alternatives for the painting of her life. Her paper was beautiful with shades of blue. They ranged from the brightness of the sky to the stylings of The Thrill is Gone. She wondered if she liked brightness the best or if she had to choose.
When she dipped her brush in the water, ready to thin her blue, she paused. Reflecting about where her journey had taken her, she shook out her brush and poured a cup of coffee and smiled.
this is my six sentence story in response to the prompt “alternative.” Thanks to Denise of Girlie on the Edge for her weekly prompts.
It was just a remnant in the bargain bin. Tiny violets were printed on a tight leno weave. I cut the facings and carefully handled the fabric. The most delicate effort produced a baby dress. Violets for sweet Violet, the baby new to us. A grand star in the soft light of dusk.
This is my contribution to this week Six Sentence Story. You can add your story too. Just go to