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Trifextra: Week Fifty-Eight

March 9, 2013


This is my response to the Trifecta week writing challenge to give a 33 word ‘story’ using the word ‘stone’ with any definition.
As I am not the most ‘creative’ writer I am happier that ‘they’ are looking for a serious entry. However I cannot judge whether it is well-conceived; only others can tell … kindly!

‘There  is a stone; hard and heavy as lead that wears down the bravest soul. Its rough edge  leaves an angry sore almost beyond repair. However the same inside a an oyster shell …’

9 Comments leave one →
  1. March 9, 2013 7:40 pm


  2. March 9, 2013 10:54 pm

    This is very good.

  3. March 10, 2013 12:05 am

    I love the image of the irritation caused by the stone, and relating it to a pearl forming in an oyster.

    I think you have an extra ‘a’ in the last sentence: “…inside a an oyster shell.”

  4. March 10, 2013 12:31 pm

    Great job with the prompt. And what Janna says. 🙂

  5. Draug419 permalink
    March 10, 2013 5:04 pm

    I love what the open sentence implies (: Let’s hope a nice pearl develops quickly.

  6. kymminbarcelona permalink
    March 11, 2013 12:47 pm

    Always love the story of pearls.

    • March 11, 2013 1:03 pm

      I haven’t thought too deeply about it before but it is a lovely concept. I wonder if an oyster can improve his lot. _/\_ xx

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