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This weekend’s Trifecta Writing Challenge is 33 words on Hyperbole

February 16, 2013

Reading Room 1

The reader broke the stillness when she dropped the book with a crash. The others shuffled uncomfortably in their seats. You could cut the atmosphere with a knife; until the silence reigned again.


15 Comments leave one →
  1. Draug419 permalink
    February 16, 2013 2:35 pm

    Oh I always hated making a lot of noise in a library! >__< I would just want to curl up and die when it happened lol

    • February 16, 2013 3:13 pm

      As a Reading Room assistant I become like a monster !! so Yes you should die! 🙂

  2. kymminbarcelona permalink
    February 16, 2013 4:59 pm

    Long life to silence!! Long may she reign!

  3. February 16, 2013 7:54 pm

    The only thing worse is having your cell ring in a movie theater… silence reigning… perfect for a library…

    • February 16, 2013 8:04 pm

      Especially if you have the librarian from hell watching you 🙂

  4. February 16, 2013 10:28 pm

    This is perfect for the prompt!

  5. February 17, 2013 4:34 pm

    Oh, the silence is deafening! I actually need noise around me. I guess I’m used to my kids being around. 🙂

    • February 17, 2013 7:09 pm

      Yes ; I too like a bit of background noise … _/\_ x I welcome a but movement in the Reading Room

  6. February 17, 2013 6:27 pm

    My! I’m having flashbacks to my undergrad days! Well written.

  7. February 17, 2013 6:39 pm

    Oh,the noise that makes,lol!Great use of the prompt-loved it:-)

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