It is a word of sorrow, of lost things. Memories, people, ideas, thoughts – to be forgotten is to disappear.
We search through the forgotten, trying to piece together the past. But the flickers of light that made it real have long since faded, and all we are left with are the shadows of moments, separated from us by distance and time.
Yet each moment, each event, each life lived has left their mark upon this world. Faint impressions like the brush of butterfly wings, or distant smoke, making you wonder if they were ever there at all.
And to remember, even for a moment, is to bring them back.
———————————————————————————————This is my response to today’s writing prompt, part of the 30 Day Writing Challenge.
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I’ve been slacking! Time for me to triple post!
It’s a tough one to keep up with at this time of year…
I have no excuse. It’s summer vacation and i have no work. It makes me lazier! Hahaha
Just relax and enjoy! Sounds great to me 🙂
Hahaha! I’m bored to death. 🙂
Never to be forgotten. Beautifully written Helen
Thanks, Miriam 🙂
You’re such a beautiful writer helen I so wish I could write description like you. Just beautiful
Hi Sacha! Sorry< I just found this comment hiding in my spam folder. Thanks so much – I don't know what else to say other than I've read your work and think you're a fab writer xx
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