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by JRR Tolkien | Score: 4250

Every man of memories longs for prismatic retribution. Generation-bearer, a locket of time wrapped around his throat, sublimates his timeline into snapshots and seconds, liquidates a young lifetime into droplets.

Dad pulls another tissue from the box. Such a gentle white to sputter apart.

For the red of Valentine's day, marches arrays of balloons and fireworks, the celebration of flush and flesh and blood. Banners flutter with its vibrant color, and fade those birthday parties into brown stains.

For a heart robbed of gold, safe burst open by its own pressure, from the number the envy thief arrives and counter, coerces the businessman from his dead-cold ledger. Marketing director, his daughter had promised airly, art supplies secreted in her daffodil heart, yellow paints dripped and dried and signed. Such a sparkling ambition to rule exchange.

Green passes away with flits of grey, its springtime of butterfly clips and laugher long gone; uniforms sway, suits of the crowd thunder and pulse with a lightning to strike the heart away, pass its current along with no resistance.  The lab technician of its orchestra, the cruel engineer upon the podium, casts another miserable wave through their parental rain.

Everything stops, pale blue and violent, her favorite colors 

Completed challenges

The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:

Begin Start typing to begin
Prop Include a locket
Event Dad just sits and cries
Words Reach 50 words
Letter Use the letter Y
Prop Include a tissue box
Event A bank is robbed
Letter Use the letter T
Words Reach 100 words
Character An average marketing director
Character An ambitious business consultant
Letter Use the letter G
Character A miserable laboratory technician
Event Someone passes away
Words Reach 200 words

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