January 11th, 2016

Story a day: 1.11.16

Prompt: Describe something ugly using pretty things.


Candy drops litter the sidewalk, each the color of cinnamon. Occassionally, a patch of a paleness like a sprinkling of sugar adorns the peaks. Among these lesser heights stands a coiled mountain. Unblemished brown the color of mature trees flows upward in even rings to a sharp point. The makeshift mountain range stands out against the bare white of the sidewalk, adding topography to an otherwise empty expanse.