Writing101: New Character

Day Six: A Character-Building Experience

Today’s Prompt: Who’s the most interesting person (or people) you’ve met this year?


It’s in the crinkle at the corner of her eye, her mouth. There is loving kindness in the way she looks at me with her brown eyes. I see a strength that belies her small frame.

It’s in the way she holds me with her slender arms. She seems fulfilled, secure, a woman. My moods seem worse, more fractious, less settled but she copes with a serenity that I admire. It is love but it is more, a bond, a gentle golden chain that draws us together.

She looks a lot like my fiancee but she has new character. I’m talking about my new wife. We have completed us and it is good!