Daily Prompt: Write down the letters of the ABC. For each one, choose a word that begins with that letter. Now, write a post about anything — using all the words you’ve selected.
I wanted to make this post more random than it would be if I just chose the words myself, so I closed my eyes, ran my finger through the dictionary and stopped on any page I felt like.
A – affectation
B – benevolent
C – card
His eyes fell once again on the chocolate fudge cake centrepiece and he couldn’t help put smile to himself as he caught her doing the same. He had only been at this dinner party for an hour but already he knew more about this woman than she knew about herself. For starters, she had a wonderfully pretty face. The wrinkles around her eyes echoed years of life and laughter and as he sneaked another look, he could see what a warm and benevolent nature she had. The name card in front of her read Rose – which suited her splendidly. There was no affectation from her (unlike several other guests here who deemed it necessary to impress everyone at the table with their false stories and exaggerated lifestyles). She was simply herself, and that’s what he liked about her.