What floats your boat? Or your dandelion fluff, or ever-changing cloud cover?
July 18, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about floating. Who is floating, where, and in what? Is the floating real or felt internally? Whatever floats your boat, go where the prompt leads!
Imagine yourself floating serenely on a white cloud. A pleasing wind ruffles your hair gently. It’s all very calm, nothing hurried or urgent about it.
Then suddenly, your cloud deflates and descends towards terra firma, and you’re deposited with a rude shock to the living room of your home.
The whole experiment of disassociating the mind from the body and floating through space failed.
“If you weigh down yourself with the weight of worries and stress, you won’t be able to soar. Let go of all that’s holding you down”,said the the instructor.
“Let’s try again!”
Word count; 99