This post is a themed writing project challenge taken from Jenny Matlock over at off on my tangent.
Jenny says we can use UP to 100 words to tell our story. It can be fact or fiction. Unusally Jenny posts a few words, a prompt that we work from....this week she decided to shake things up and bit and she posted a picture that we will use as our prompt....
Here is the image,
They waited in staggered lines.
Their numbers too great to count.
Every size, many shapes.
The majority of them knew what their futures could hold…carvings, mashing, small fires lit and burning from within.
Morton, Illinois the self proclaimed “Pumpkin Capitol of the World” had certainly seen its share of punk-kins, but never anything like this.
A bumper crop year.
A quiet solidarity smoldering in the night.
Waiting patiently until the time was right.
The noisy crowd grew as one evening wore on.
They’d seen a sign that said “see SMASHING PUMPKINS here tonight”
Assuming it meant the rock band….