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Friday, 24 April 2009

Friday 55 Flash Fiction # 72 Here Comes The Sun



Here comes the sun

I love my friend the sun.

I lift my face to it's brightness.

I unfurl for it's warming caress.


I stretch my length to try to draw closer to it's rays.

Some say I am golden like the sun.

I need the rain.....

but I prefer the sun,

mused the Sunflower.




Friday 55 Flash Fiction is brought to you by G-man (Mr Knowitall). The idea is you write a story in exactly 55 words. If you want to take part pop over and let G-man know when you've posted your 55.

35 comments:

Thom said...

How very clever. That was just beautiful and the pictures added just the right touch :)

Flowerpot said...

Very clever Ak and I love that picture of the sunflower!

Casdok said...

Love it!

Nessa said...

Soon, soon. They will be popping all over exactly like you describe.

Fandango said...

What a great 55 to start the day with since it is raining here.
We dragons love the sun.
Our 55 is done.

Empress Bee (of the High Sea) said...

i am exactly like that sunflower, i need the sun!

smiles, bee
xoxoxoxoxoxoxoox

Dr.John said...

I like sunflowers.
Great poem for the 55.

Lu' said...

Very nice and so fitting for me what with all the sunshine on tap for us today and through the weekend :) Have a nice weekend pal.

buffalodick said...

Sounds like Spring has sprung!

paisley said...

i have been thinking about sunflowers for days.. i ought to plant some this year.


lovely 55...

Akelamalu said...

Thankyou Thom I'm so pleased you enjoyed it. :)

I love sunflowers Flowerpot they're so sunny! :)

Cheers Casdok x

Yes they will Nessa :)

I love the sun too Fandango, glad you enjoyed it m'dear.

Me too Bee :)

Thankyou Dr. John x

We've had sunshine here too today Lu, I hope it last the weekend. Have a good one hon. x

Oh yes it had Buff!

You must Paisley if you've been thinking about them. :)

Lou said...

I am really enjoying all the different ways the 55 is being done.
Great one here for the coming spring!

Linda said...

At first I thought I was reading about you and the sun - you always had such a clever twist, love it!

anthonynorth said...

A lovely 55. Enjoyed that.

G-Man said...

I feel all Vernal inside now Ake.:P
Thank You for this uplifting and beautiful piece of your talented musings...
Have a Wonderful Week-End...G

Ron said...

Hello Miss Sunflower!

What a PERFECT Spring Friday 55 Flash!

I know how much you love and enjoy the warmth and energy of the sun!

So that's YOU...a SUNFLOWER!

Enjoy this Spring weekend, dear lady!

X

Cath said...

Very clever build up. I love how you do this.

I have "Here comes the sun dn n der de, Here comes the sun..." running through my head now!

Real Live Lesbian said...

Oh I LOVE THIS!!! One of my favorites so far! Great twist!

Akelamalu said...

Hi Lou yes I love that all the 55s are so different too.

Ah you got the twist Linda, good gal! :)

Welcome Anthonynorth, I'm really pleased you liked it. :)

So pleased you enjoyed it G-man and welcome back. x

You're right Ron I do love the sun. I like the name Miss Sunflower - thankyou. x

I was singing that to myself as I wrote it Cath LOL

Oh you got the twist too RLL, thanks honey. xx

Connie said...

I love the 55. Great.
I just planted a sunflower seed. It does not look very strong to hold such a big flower so far.

MarmiteToasty said...

You do it week after week...... amazing...

x

Travis said...

I always enjoy your Flash fiction. Well done again!

KB said...

Beautifully done. Send some sunshine my way please, I'm cold.

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Cloudia said...

Beautiful
touching
clever (as usual)

Your award is my Saturday post, Ake.
Thanks again, Sistah.
Aloha

MomsJournal said...

We've had some nice sunny days. I think it's finally warming up. I love the sun too. ;-)

Eaton Bennett said...

Very sweet 55, I enjoyed that immensely. Have a great weekend. :)

Akelamalu said...

They do look a little 'weedy' to start with don't they Connie?

Aw thanks Marmie x

Why thankyou Trav I'm pleased you enjoy them. x

Sunshine on the way KB :)

My thanks to you Cloudia for your appreciation x

Nice to meet another sun lover Moms Journal :)

Thankyou Eaton, you have a good weekend too. :)

snowelf said...

I think I have the same needs as a sunflower!! ;)

Hope you are well Akelamalu! :)

--snow

Akelamalu said...

Me too Snowelf. :)

Mimi Lenox said...

And all the while we thought it was you...ahh...lovely. And yet, we all know that is really is you....'cause you're Suzy Sunshine wherever you go in the blogophere, making people smile and feeling the warmth of your Reiki and sun spirit.

Yep. That's you.

Akelamalu said...

Aw what a lovely thing to say Mimi, thankyou m'deario. :)

ciara said...

great job on the 55 ake. i love the sun, too..just like the sunflower. except when it's too hot. we had temps almost 100 cpl days last wk and now it's windy and cold. sun is shining tho :) lol

Emmie said...

when you put 2stretched my length" I had to think twice about what you talking about!

I like sunflowers, I have some growing in my yard at the moment.. I hope they grow to be healthy flowers like the one in the photo! x

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