100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups – Week 13

This week’s prompt was a bit easier!  The prompt words are ‘the unseasonal weather…’  Here is my contribution:

The unseasonal weather took them all by storm.  They drizzled into the stadium, their faces clouded with concern.  Their minds were fogged and voices rumbled like thunder.  The lights dimmed and a sudden lightning flash illuminated the stage, where a diminutive figure breezed into view.  She raised her hand and shouted ‘Hail!’ and the crowd returned her greeting, at first frostily, but then with more heat.  The crowd surged, tempestuous, a howling gale of people, rising on a thermal then falling again as the storm stilled. There was silence as deep as new snow.
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11 responses to “100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups – Week 13

  1. Love, love love the weather based imagery. Grr hard act to follow! You are clever!

  2. Why, thank you lovely lady. looking forward to reading yours. Bet it's great!

  3. This is really clever – I love the way you keep the weather references coming all the way through. Great stuff! Sally-Jayne

  4. I agree about the weather based imagery. I had to read it twice to get it, but when I did, it blossomed for me. Great take on the prompt!

  5. Fabulous and incredibly clever linguistically. Very impressed!

  6. I love this post 🙂 It is so clever, your use of language is marvellous. Mine is more naive!

  7. Love the references to different weather all the way through, I thought that was really clever. Will have to remember that trick for the future. Polly

  8. Who knew that weather terms could be used to such wonderful effect?

  9. Now this is so interesting! A complete weather forecast with some amazing words! Do you have a meteorological background L?

  10. Wonderful metaphors, particularly like "drizzled into the stadium," Robin

  11. I like the use of words to describe the crowd and their reaction – good effort 🙂

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