‘Fiction In A Flash Challenge 2021.’ New Image Prompt #Week 33. #IARTG #FlashFiction #WritingCommunity #WritingPrompts @pursoot

Here’s Suzanne Burke ‘Fiction In A Flash Challenge 2021.’ Week #33 Image Prompt.

This is a Haibun  Poem, which a prose paragraph finished off by a Haiku/Senyru.


I sat on my pink beach towel lathered in sunscreen, perched atop the warm black sand. The waves crashed against the rocks, making entry into the inviting sea difficult, yet people still swam and snorkeled. The day was uneventful as I sipped water and nibbled on sandy snacks while reading the latest romance novel. As the sky turned orange and the sun disappeared into the horizon, I shivered and tugged on my yellow floral dress. Then, I stood where the water met land, taking in the tropical splendor that reminded me of my innocent childhood days. I allowed the waves to wash over my feet as it tried to pull the sand from under them. The few people who were left at the beach were focused on the golden orb’s departure. Now was the promised time for departure. I scanned the incoming water, hoping nothing would prevent its arrival again. A scarlet glow caught my eye. I smiled deeply as tears of joy filled my eyes. Finally, it was here!

The red orb found me
Transporting me to the ship
I was going home.

32 thoughts on “‘Fiction In A Flash Challenge 2021.’ New Image Prompt #Week 33. #IARTG #FlashFiction #WritingCommunity #WritingPrompts @pursoot”

  1. I love where your muse took you with this one, Denise. I didn’t see that marvelous twist at the end coming. I’ve just had the pleasure of sharing this. Thanks so much for joining in the fun again. 🤗

    1. Thanks, Soooz for the wonderful image. That red reflection caught my eye and then took over the story.

    1. It was hard to pass up the sunset colors in the picture and not bring them into words 🙂 Thanks, Jacqui!

    1. Thank you, Teagan 🙂 A lot of passages in fiction is Poetry and adds to the beauty in the story. Xo

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