Saturday, September 8, 2012

Saturday Centus: Only Words

Jenny asked us to use 100 words and the prompt:
It's only words. And words are all I have...
It was hard for me to think with the BeeGees singing in my brain!

Visit Jenny's blog to read other responses to her challenge.

Jenny Matlock

The dashboard clock confirmed he had just enough time to grab some flowers and stop by the jewelers. She need not know their anniversary had slipped his mind; but with the new project at work, things had been pretty hectic. He pulled out to pass....
.... he awakened one sense at a time. He could hear, and finally he could see.  She was holding his hand against her tear-moistened cheek. Awareness dominoed in from his fingers and crashed into his heart. He turned his head and whispered, “I love you. With all my heart.  It’s only words. And words are all I have to give to you right now.”


  1. What a great take on the prompt!! Perfect!!!

  2. you've created many imaginary here, a bittersweet tale

  3. Once again your talent as a writer surfaces!


    1. Oh, thank you, but I really think I do a better job with 'how-to' instructions for tips and tricks in using software!! LOL!

  4. Wonderful take on the prompt. I have an anniversary comeing up, so this was very timely for me. I LOVE The Lakehouse!

  5. Wow! I'm sure it's not easy to come up with something to write and so few words. You have a great talent for it. I think I will write down these prompts and see if I can do it. I'm not at all sure.
    Samson Says: Tucker, you better watch out! If Gypsy got a bath, can you be far behind? You know those humans can't always be trusted.

  6. I see the snail is on you Kindle. I know you mentioned it. Hope you like it.

  7. Oh Wow, I felt it! What a beautiful response to this centus. laurie @

  8. Oh dear!
    What a poignant story!
    So well written! It's all there! Very well done! Perfect flash fiction!
    It's nice to be back.
    I've been away for some months.
    Best wishes,
    'SC week 123 It's only words...'

  9. The sound track was playing in my mind when I read this!

    And I loved it!

    That has always been one of my favorite songs! Thanks for sharing your wonderful story to accompany it!


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