Write On Wednesdays Exercise 22 - Select a piece of music that reflects the mood of writing you'd like to aim for. Press play. Start free writing. Write the first words that come into your head. When the music's over, so is the writing. I'd recommend finding out how long the song is before you start the exercise. You may feel cheated in your writing time if you pick a song by The Ramones. Of course, if you feel like writing a short, punky piece by all means, go for it!
Dropping the lip gloss and phone into her bag she reached for the boots.
As she slipped her feet into them the soft black suede molded to her calves and over her knees, soft as velvet, as soft as the skin underneath ...
Her confidence grew with every step. Every swing of her hips. Every flick of her hair.
She was ready.
Ready to look the memories in the eye and gently kiss them goodbye.
At the tall glass door of the Cosy Club her confidence faltered slightly.
She wished he had chosen any place other than this.
So many times she had thought she was ready only to have the memories creep up behind her and steal her breath away.
Drawing in a deep breath of the chill night air she firmly pushed the door open.
Instantly she was transported back to that night.
His face. His smile. His laugh ... his touch ...
Sensory overload made her head spin. Her hand reach out looking for support as the black wave of disbelief swept over her yet again.
Gradually the dizziness subsided and a rush of noise replaced the buzzing in her head. People laughing, bottles being opened, drinks being poured.
A voice calling her name.
Through the crowd at the bar she saw him.
Smiling as though they were the only two people in the room.
Could a new face overlay old memories ...