50 Word Thursdays # 11

The rules

  • Find the muse within the photo or line provided and follow where it leads. It can be a story, anecdote, poem. Anything!
  • Story must be between 50 and 250 words, in 50 word increments.
  • Link back to this post with the tag 50WordThurs so that everyone can find it.

This weeks phrase: The rigid formality of the place suffocated her – Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray.

The guards crossed their swords forbidding her entry.

“Excuse me,” Miranda said.

They stood fast, only indicating a sign.

“You’ve got to be kidding me.” She tried to get past.

Another guard appeared and took her by the arm. Miranda jerked away. The rigid formality of the place suffocated her.

Give it a try. You might be surprised at what you can compose.

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