I met him on the road to everywhere.
Windows down, the summer kissed air tumbled around me. Cat’s eyes stretched away ahead into the unseen distance – an invitation of infinite possibility.
He stood half in shadow at the edge of the empty tarmac. Solitary in the twilight.
I stopped and asked him where he was heading.
“The deep past, the distant future, the impossible never.”
Not exactly on my route but the stars told me it was a night for generosity. I opened the door, welcomed him with the bag of mint imperials from the console. He took one, wordlessly, smiling as we drove on.
You’re a storyteller. Dream up something wild and improbable,” she pleaded. “Something beautiful and full of monsters.”Strange The Dreamer by Laini Taylor
Inspired by Erin Morgenstern’s Flax-Golden Tales, this creative writing blog series, “Wild & Improbable Tales”, is a way for me to write more freely and more frequently. Periodically, I will choose a card at random from The School Of Life‘s ‘Small Pleasures’ or ‘Resilience’ box and use the image and/or writing on the back to inspire a short piece of creative writing. I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments.