Building A Family

Mother Nature and Father Time had a Sun. They also wanted a daughter. They built mountains of sand and rock, planted forests and flowers, and watered them with rain. Lakes and ponds formed in the footprints left behind. They called her Earth.

– Written for Weekly Writing Challenge #262 Question Prompt “Who cares?” WC 42


“Shall I bloom?”

“Oh yes,” she said matter-of-factly, “with or without your consent, I shall bloom.” And bloom she did, without hesitation, despite his repeated objections.

– Written for Shapeshifting 13 (#46). Word Prompt “Bloom.” WC 26. Photo ©2015 Leara Morris-Clark