The Moon.....55 word Challenge number 2

It was the moon that had awakened her that night.
High as an elephant’s eye, gleaming in the sky,
full and overflowing,
calling, calling, her name like a distant
and forlorn lover.
Silently she arose,
annoyed at the intrusion.
Would sleep ever grace her eyes again?
Fumbling in the bedside drawer,
Lisbeth gathered her wits….

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The Moon.....55 word Challenge number 2 by 

My first effort at the 55 word challenge…at 3am, with a full moon!

I was challenged to do a 55 word piece…I wasn’t sure whether to post this in my journal or in the writing section….so here it is.




  • bloorain
    bloorainover 4 years ago

    woow! I truly love this one!! ever word counted! see!!!! Instant fav!

  • Thank you, thank you (does a bow)….for the comments and the fave…and thanks a heap for your encouragement and gentle coaxing:))

    – littlestmonkey

  • rubyjo
    rubyjoover 4 years ago

    every line is a unique turn of words, love it.

  • Thank you so much Rubyjo….and thanks also for the fave…I love that you loved it:))

    – littlestmonkey

  • Roost
    Roostover 4 years ago

    beautiul write LM….TAH

  • Thanks Tobey…this was me at 3am! True story only the name has been changed to protect the innocent:))

    – littlestmonkey

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