Title: The Thrill
Source: 100 Word Wednesday: Week 85
Word count: 100 words
Lizzy remembered the first picture she ever created. Mother left her with a babysitter who was more interested in texting her boyfriend than watching Lizzy. She shushed Lizzy, shooing her away. She made Lizzy mad, so Lizzy stomped to her room and opened her school supplies. New crayons, chalk, and markers, a kaleidoscope of colors, tumbled onto the floor. Lizzy used the biggest canvas in her room, the wall.
Mother fired the babysitter and punished Lizzy. But Mother loved Lizzy’s picture and Lizzy was delighted to create something Mother loved. She never outgrew the rush of drawing in unconventional places.
Keep on writing.
Jo Hawk The Writer