I made an artwork and wrote a short story in solidarity with Ukraine, which I posted over on my other site The Atomic Mage… please check it out, thanks!
Six Sentence Storiesis a weekly writers’ challenge hosted by Denise atGirlie on the Edgeblog. This week’s cue word is: BOOK
Image: Solidarity With Ukraine, by Ford
How The Book Cartwheeled
Imagine a child – some carefree girl, cartwheeling across meadows in perfect liberty, her hair the colour of the yellow sun, her eyes pale blue as the wintry sky… this image is what The Book thought to crush as it traversed the besieged land in pursuit of glory only a madman author might dare to draft.
The Book, mean-spirited and war-hungry, cartwheeled on, the sharp corners of its covers ripping up earth and flowers, its pages fluttering like the skirts and petticoats of that carefree girl we mentioned earlier, and of the likes The Book dreamed to crush.
The Book cartwheeled into towns and cities, firing off a multitude of bookmarks marking mistruths and misconceptions as…
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