100-Word Challenge: Hidden
This is my submission to Velvet Verbosity's 100-Word Challenge: Hidden.
Obviously in a bad mood, she glowers, all dark storm clouds and frost. You might never guess that deep within, hidden from sight, a warm heart beats.
She’s not always like this. If you catch her on a good day, she’s all smiles, their touch soft and caressing. She rises in the morning glowing with good cheer, ready to spread her warmth on all she meets. Her sunny disposition is like a salve.
But not today. She’s been such a grump lately, keeping a cold shoulder turned toward most everyone. I’m not worried, though. Spring is just around the corner.
And while we're on the subject...
Haiku in Green
Green grass springs skyward
Out of Winter’s frozen womb,
And hope is reborn.
Green is the color of March at Theme Thursday.
Visit to see the other participants’ take on things green. But beware the Green-Eyed Monster. These folks are good!.