Saturday, June 9, 2012
Saturday Centus: Life Worth Living
Jenny gave us a prompt to work with this week. Her prompt:
you could have had it all....We were challenged to include the prompt and write a total of 106 words. Easy... well, not as easy as it looked! My mind whirled in all directions, and finally a picture formed from the dust floating in my brain. I hope you can see and enjoy the picture I tried to create!
“Did you read this?” said Ma, “you could have had it all! He’s a billionaire, a few times over,” Ma said, shaking the newspaper in my face. I glanced at his picture. His jaw was set with determination. His eyes were focused on some distant goal. Had I stayed with him, would I have had it all? I looked around the sun dappled kitchen. Midge slept in a patch of sun. My toes nudged Jeremy’s dinosaur, forgotten under the table. I patted mom’s arm as we shared the morning and a cup of coffee. Everything I needed to make my life worth living was right here.
What is something that makes your life worth living?
To read more responses to Jenny's prompt, visit her blog by clicking on the icon below.
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