100 Word Challenge – Week 69: Treasure

It stood alone on a throne of ivory, surrounded in a jungle of savages, staunchly guarded by passing eyes who would want to steal it away.  I knew I would need to be swift to claim it, so deftly did I maneuver through the thicket.

A second hand reached out as mine did to claim it. Soft, thin fingers wrapped in midnight and linked to deep blue pools framed under artful braids of chocolate. All of which beamed in subtle rose when she smiled at me.

Suddenly, this little treat became irrelevant, and the rest of the world fell away.

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wpid-photo-12-oct-2012-2240My entry for this week’s 100 Word Challenge from Julia’s Place. The prompt is pictured above, which looks quite tasty I must say.

I hope you all enjoy!

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2 thoughts on “100 Word Challenge – Week 69: Treasure

  1. Lucid Gypsy says:

    Beautiful writing as I would expect from you!

  2. Mayumi-H says:

    I love how daring the narrator is, here. And, when he (I’m assuming) reaches for the prize, he’s rewarded with so much more than what he’d at first sought. 🙂

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