Twittering Tales challenge is hosted by Kat Myrman. The goal is to write a twitter-length story, in 140 characters or less, based on the prompt image. You can see the challenge HERE.
Here is this week’s prompt image and my little tale, a small tribute to the often misunderstood tattoo art.
He loved his job. Steady hand, tiny details, precise lines, colour, calligraphy.
It was art, and he didn’t care when some people disagreed.
P.S. When I published this post, WordPress informed me it is my 200th post on this blog. 200 already! 🙂 Thanks to everyone who’s been reading these posts and happy blogging! 😀
Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
He took the Bible, the heaviest book he could reach, and threw it at her. In pain once again, she felt powerless.
Carl Gustav Carus (1789-1869)
Look far away.
Look and breathe in
The playful dance of colours.
Soon they’ll disappear,
Erased as our own selves.
The night is coming closer
And with it brings our sorrow.
Night is dark and lonely
And loneliness hurts deep
Goodbye is just one word
But it means everything.
Night might not have colours,
But it will bring you stars,
It will offer moonlight
Beauty of another kind.
I haven’t been posting much lately, I know, I’ve been quite busy… But I’m here, reading you, and planning what to post next. 🙂
Anyway, I really like this painting and I felt inspired, so I wrote this little poem for it.
I see the sword drop. Sun rays are reflected off the sleek metal. The intense light almost hurts my eyes. How many have seen the same image, and then never saw anything, ever again?
To me, the sword doesn’t mean death, at least not for now. What it brings to me is knighthood; honour and glory. It taps me on the shoulder as a kind friend who wants to make me feel proud of myself. But somehow, I feel the opposite. I feel shame.
“Hail to our brave hero!”
The Lady smiles. Everyone cheers, but all I can hear are screams. My nostrils can still smell blood.
Hail to me! Hail to the hero who saved us all!
Hail to me! Hail to the murderer who murdered them all!
Edmund Blair Leighton (1852 – 1922) – “The Accolade”
So, I’ve been nominated for the Dragon’s Loyalty Award by paully1965. Since I was already nominated for this award recenty, it felt a bit strange to write another post… And I can’t think of that many facts about myself, honestly. XD I’m sorry… But I did want to give a shout-out to paully1965. His blog is great and I recommend you to at least have a look at it! You can also read his award post HERE and get to know him a little bit more.
Anyway, I’ll link my previous award post HERE, if anyone’s interested. And to make something out of this strange blog post, I’ll share some wonderful dragon art that I’ve stumbled upon on Deviantart.
Dragons are amazing, and so are these artists! Enjoy! 🙂
Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) – “Golden Tears”
Say that you hate me only it you truly mean it, my beloved,
don’t make me believe it if it’s false.
Sometimes hate can be just as powerful as love.