ScreamPrompt #32, February 2013So yeah, we're gonna do something love-related for this month... everyone loves or hates or is apathetic about Valentine's Day and I thought I already wrote this out but I didn't so I'm not prepared and it's the 1st already!ScreamPrompt #32, February 2013 by #ScreamPrompts
But I have the idea...
Write a story about something you* love so much and want so bad but can't have it.
*You can be either yourself (1st person POV) or an MC (3rd person), either is fine.
Emphasis on the word "something".
IT CANNOT BE ANOTHER LIVING BEING.
IT HAS TO BE AN INANIMATE OBJECT OR CONCEPT!!
And give us a cool/funny/mind-blowingly wtf or sad reason why it is out of reach.
One, because it's my group (but it's here for you). There are, I'm sure, other prompt groups out there doing the same old thing because they are the same old thing. You're here because you want something else. Two, because writing about unrequited love is boring and I don't want to read it or su
Red Riding Hood's CabaretA dancing girl with fiery hair,Red Riding Hood's Cabaret by *Emerald-Alexandria
Twirling smoke around her finger
Dances in darkness for a sea of howling wolves
Unclothed, her emptiness is put on stage
To burn in the spotlight
As claws scratch at the floor
She plucks a hot cigarette from one of the fingers
Puts it to her lips and takes a warm sultry drag
"Look, but don't touch" she mutters,
Stepping just close enough for a claw to rip into her thigh
And she whispers into the snarling crowd
"What more do you want?"
as her hips and crimson lips rock smoothly and tempt softly
And while her legs move, her eyes dance and smile,
Unsolvable mazes of golden brown for irises.
A subtle wink gives wolves the night of their lives.
Sequins stun, glitter falls,
and the cabaret is full to burst of testosterone
Roaring with the stench of festering whiskey
But all eyes are on the girl, with a hood of scarlet hair
Tempting wolves with whispers and lies
Of a night alone with fire