Twittering Tales: Life Extinguished.

This  is  my  entry  for  Kat  Myrman‘s  Twittering  tales . My  little  stanza  is  based on  the  story  of  the  Little  Match  Girl written  by  Hans Christian Anderson


A moment in time. Smoke wisps grey, flame as yellow as the forgotten sun
As the red tip expired with the heat she died her life done

(140 Characters )



18 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Michael
    Feb 28, 2017 @ 22:53:00

    Calling it a moment in time is pretty accurate Willow, nicely done.


  2. Kat Myrman
    Feb 28, 2017 @ 22:57:43

    Poor little match girl…reminds me of the Mayfly whose life expectancy is only a day or less.


  3. Eric Alagan
    Feb 28, 2017 @ 23:41:29

    That’s lovely, Willow dear,
    One’s life exists but in the life-time of a struck match. At a given level, much truth in there.


  4. D. Wallace Peach
    Mar 01, 2017 @ 01:28:58

    Really beautiful. This captures the central metaphor of the story and reads like poetry.


  5. Ritu
    Mar 01, 2017 @ 06:22:36

    Very good sis xx


  6. Judy E Martin
    Mar 01, 2017 @ 18:25:00

    Well done Willow. I loved the ‘little Match Girl Story’ and you managed to capture its essence in just 140 words! 🙂


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