With the Passing of Time

Tantalizing Titivation (titivate drabble)

Posted on: May 15, 2008

The ad promised to turn you into a well-dressed and refined woman. Hair elegantly coiffed. Clothes perfectly tailored and stylish. You could picture yourself attending the swankiest openings and up-scale events, the epitome of cool sophistication turning heads the moment you enter.

But instead you remained the drab wallflower you had always been. Invisible and uninteresting. Lifeless; the essence of ennui. You stare at the faded ad in your hand, determined not to cry, not to add red and blotchy to the list of your descriptors. It had given you such hope. Now back to the familiar strains of futility.


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Willingness to join soil, sound, hands; memory follows me ~ Viggo Mortensen


Daily words come from Merriam-Webster's word of the day. All rambling comes from my head.


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