This week’s 100 or Less is inspired by the word/concept Diamond.
Feel free to take part. Simply write anything—a sliver of fiction, a thought, a wish—that includes or somehow embodies the idea above. Make sure it’s only 100 words or less!
Toes dangling over the side of a boat, Marcus stared at the setting sun. He squinted, trying to follow the descent into the horizon, but it was too slow.
Or too fast. Something as big as the Earth turning every day? Yeah, fast.
The water couldn’t decide what color to be so it drank up whatever the sun threw at it—the purples and pinks and peaches—and sprinkled some shimmering diamonds on top.
No, not diamonds. Salt. Yeah, grains that stuck to the surface and wouldn’t melt.
Marcus hadn’t caught a thing. But that was fine.