The challenge? Write a story in 6 sentences, no more & no less, and if you’d like, share your creation or just visit and comment on others’ ideas, with GirlieOnTheEdge, Denise. The prompt is “ETERNAL”, and here’s where you join the party: Six Sentence Stories
Slip on the Sorrels with a scrape and a thump, follow with a puffy jacket and least favorite hat with that oversized faux-rabbit pompom on the top. The undercarriage has been taken care of with moisture-wicking long johns, thin wool socks, a heavy-duty sport bra, and an expendable pair of undies. Slide a pair of choppers with removable wool liners over bone-white fingers, rarin’ to get to work and heat things up.
Garage door cracks open with a rattle and groan, and a little bit of the main course for today blows in on a gust of wind, revealing that beast of a driveway, the eternal blanket of pristine chill yawning and stretching, unmarked by boot prints, cat’s paws, or rectangular rabbit hops and drops.
Might as well set to digging and pushing ahead, as the bouncing rumble and scrape from the next street over calls warning that the plow is coming to dump a dense wall across the roadside six feet long, before you can even get halfway to clear.
Breathe deep and grab the shovel: Heaven or Hell, it’s your reality for the next six months.
© Liz Husebye Hartmann (2022)