This post is inspired by http://jfb57.wordpress.com/2011/11/28/100-word-challenge-for-grown-ups-week-21/. This weekly challenge is to write a creative piece of 100 words in response to a prompt. This week’s prompt takes the form of a picture, below.
She sat at the window, wishing she could go outside. The sunshine streaming through the glass in the old wooden frames cast rainbows onto her duvet as she sat in its warmth. She longed to be free. Her reflection stared back at her, distorted by the imperfections in the panes, an accurate portrayal of how she felt. The sounds of other children playing by the river drifted up to her and for the hundredth time she wondered why she was not like other children. There may be no locks, but she was imprisoned. Sighing, she turned back to her book.