You know what really matters and you don’t need a precept to point the way – or a hemorrhage either.
What is Julia’s Place 100WCGU? Each week there is a prompt: a few connected words, a selection of individual words or a picture. Mix in up to 100 words with the prompt words.
The prompt is:
…beneath the surface…
“I’ve heard these things before. They mean nothing.”
He litanized the maxims:
“What you see is what you get
No one can see what’s in your heart
Beauty’s only skin deep
First impressions are important.”
Shevatal whispered to his horse, Rosweena, “You are the only thing that matters.”
He kissed the roan, swung up onto the saddle, and the horse took off. Shevatal fell.
He whistled to his steed, but the horse kept going.
Ultimately, we are alone, Shevatal philosophized. That is the only truth.
Just beneath the surface, his blood filled his skull. Sighing, he let go his last adage.
Randy, I’m still shaking my head over this one, wondering where it came from. But you made it work.
I’m not sure either.
But the image of someone named Shevatal kissing his horse Rosweena had me laughing – although the piece wound up with a life of its own and not so funny as it was first intended.
“His final adage” a somewhat dignified.way to.go. Nice write.
Do we all have “final” truths?
nicely put together…
Death becomes him.
Hmmm….something like Meryl Streep?
Nope, more like Johnny Depp.
Hmmm… he’s a great die-er and my wife thinks he’s hot
This is really good!
Glad you liked it. Thanks.