Trifecta was ablaze this week with fiery depictions of everything from passion to rage, from diamonds to light on water. It was quite the spectacle to behold.
When the bombs were all burst we were left blown away by our first place winner's snappy, lyrical and humorous take on the word. Thanks, Uneven Steven, for proving me wrong about my misgivings about Ms. Katy Perry and thanks for being such a good sport about working within the Trifecta rules.
Hey paperbaggrocery storeladynever thinking bout all the plastic bagkids you left ripped and flutteringin your chain linkfencedinworld.Hey mr. card sharkenforeclosen2nd mortgagemanrememberinwhen you werea rocketmanand everybody but mr. welkwas coolwith pimp hat, rainbow star glasseseltoncoloringthat acneconstellationof uncertainty.Boom Boom Boom – that was your heart beatinMoon Moon Moon – just something to get beyondnever thinking you could outshineitand noteven one old greasy spark leftto complainabout your underfundedhopped upspace programto beBoom Boom Boom – don’t you rememberthat was your heart beatinMoon Moon Moon – just something to get beyondnever thinking you could outshineitBoom Boom Boom – listenthat's a kid's heartbeatinno rainbow glassesneededBoom Boom Boom – cover your eyesthey’re fireworksmaking their own starsBoom Boom Boom – they're
of shooting starsout shinin theMoon Moon Moon – brighterthan any nightyou could haveevercreated
In second we have Scriptor Obscura, with her perfectly compact portrayal of freedom from two very different sides. Make sure to check out her lovely use of the prompt, if you haven't already. In third, we have the always wonderful, Linda Vernon, who shows us in her particular swingy rhythm that 45 minutes of happiness may just be enough or, at least just how much you get.
Congrats to all our writers. We can't tell you enough how much we enjoy getting to read your work week after week.
A few housekeeping issues before the weekend prompt. First off, we are now on Goodreads. We'd love to hear which books you loved, hated or can't wait to read. Friend us; we love to talk books. The other news is a bit of a teaser. We're shaking Trifecta like it's a Polaroid picture again (hey ya, it's fun) and we want to make sure that you all come on back on Monday for our latest twist on the challenge. This one was your idea; we're just following your lead.
For the weekend challenge, we're playing the ambiguity card again and leaving interpretation up to you. Give us 33-333 words with this as your inspiration:
The world will end in three days.
Good luck and happy weekend. We'll meet you back here first thing Monday morning.