Saturday, February 2, 2013

The Chain



She hung the gold chain gently around her neck, carefully securing the clasp.
The antique treasure had endured many years. Its history was honoured by its passing through hands, one generation to another. Family life was represented in the circle it formed. She was another link in the delicate chain. 

The Prompt: Delicate

17 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous. You have really captured the importance and power of a heirloom. x

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  2. I loved the poetic manner in which you handled the prompt. The image of what you're communicating is DEFIINITELY there.

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  3. Beautiful. This is rich in the sentiment so many feel. Written in a way, it could be a poem.

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  4. There you go with that creative brain again ... loved it. I don't know how you tell the story of someone's life in 5 sentences, but you did it :) Great job!

    Andrea

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  5. This is lovely! Definitely one of those that makes me want more. I want to know about the other chains in the family, does this character have a grandeur purpose... is she going to rule the world?! Such a thought provoking little piece.

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  6. I love this. It's beautiful and I can feel the love for this special treasure. Really lovely writing.

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  7. Quite lovely...beautifully told...

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  9. I love the ending and the way you wrote the prompt- brilliant

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  10. Lovely! I found myself wishing for such a treasure, one to pass forward to my son.

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  11. This is lovely and captures the heart.

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  12. Families can be delicate...and yet resilient. Sweet and lovely write.

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  13. Lovely. Talk about a rich history passed down. Nice work.

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  14. Lovely, I like the way you've used the word, the delicate chain of family history, the links throughout the ages and the actual delicate gold chain itself. Beautiful!

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  15. What Lisa said! LOL. I loved the double meaning with the delicate chin and delicate history, that worked for me, and the simplicity of the piece and how you wrote it. Nice.

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