Trifecta: The Dreamer
If you saw her on the street, you’d think she was the farthest thing from wild. She was subdued, self-contained, oddly passionless. She rode the bus, every day the same, scuffed penny loafers tucked neatly under her, limp white button shirt hanging slightly askew. Her gaze drifted vaguely over the bustling commuters; did she even see them around her?
Perhaps not. It was behind her eyes that the tempest lay. The skies she saw were endless, and under them, fires burned. Civilizations fell. Dragons flew. It was in the untrackable places her heart went that she really lived, unfettered and free.
This week’s prompt from Trifecta Writing Challenge asks for 33 to 333 words using the third definition of the word WILD (adj):
3: a (1): not subject to restraint or regulation : uncontrolled; also : unruly
(2) : emotionally overcome; also : passionately eager or enthusiastic
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