Today’s writing prompt comes from Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s The Yellow Wallpaper. My completed excerpt was written with a Pilot G-2 Pro Pen with a blue ink refill (0.7mm). The prompt is a total of 205 words.
The faint figure behind seemed to shake the pattern, just as if she
wanted to get out.
I got up softly and went to feel and see if the paper DID move, and when
I came back John was awake.
“What is it, little girl?” he said. “Don’t go walking about like
that–you’ll get cold.”
I though it was a good time to talk, so I told him that I really was not
gaining here, and that I wished he would take me away.
“Why darling!” said he, “our lease will be up in three weeks, and I
can’t see how to leave before.
“The repairs are not done at home, and I cannot possibly leave town just
now. Of course if you were in any danger, I could and would, but you
really are better, dear, whether you can see it or not. I am a doctor,
dear, and I know. You are gaining flesh and color, your appetite is
better, I feel really much easier about you.”
“I don’t weigh a bit more,” said I, “nor as much; and my appetite may be
better in the evening when you are here, but it is worse in the morning
when you are away!”