Mother’s Day

Teacher had told us about the Gorgons.

I began to wonder if that explained it.

No ordinary woman, you. No smile, nor a hug,

just that look –

and me, held fast like stone.

This post in response to Trifextra: Week Fifty-Eight

This weekend, we want you to give us a thirty-three response using the word stone as one of your thirty-three words.

It’s my first appearance. Criticism is welcome, but as my entry shows, my mood is fragile – be kind.

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Oh, deer

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    • March 10, 2013

      Thank you

  1. March 10, 2013

    How terrifying!Loved the idea ,well done:-)

  2. March 10, 2013

    ha! This is great (: Reminds me of a gorgon story I’m thinking of sharing for a future Trifecta prompt (if the prompt cooperates!)

  3. March 10, 2013

    This is really good. She sounds cold, that woman.

  4. March 11, 2013

    Nice! I am a sucker for references to old myths. 🙂

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