Weekend Writing Warriors – Love is a Masterpiece 10

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Continuing with sentences from ‘Love is a Masterpiece’ this week. Cassandra and her mother are talking about why Mom has taken her to the Tunnel of Love to see the goddess Frigga:


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“I wish to love no man because a goddess decrees it so. You have satisfied my mind that Geoffrey North will be a good husband. I can see that he works hard, keeps his word, and that he cares for me. Allow our hearts to come to love in the natural way. Do not subject us to Frigga’s whim.”

Mother brushed at Cassandra’s curls. “You say this because you do not know the fleeting nature of ‘natural love.’ If I could have frozen the love your father felt for me into a stone, I would have cherished it all the days of my life.”

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7 Responses to Weekend Writing Warriors – Love is a Masterpiece 10

  1. ldsmith1818 says:

    I love your language, how you craft your dialogue. It’s beautiful.


  2. Gemma Parkes says:

    Aw, that’s a beautiful statement the mother say’s, well written snippet.


  3. Love frozen into a stone, have to contemplate that. Interesting idea…excellent excerpt. She and her mother really don’t understand each other on this topic!


  4. powerful words from her mother.


  5. burnsmillie says:

    It seems the mother is the one who doesn’t understand natural love…


  6. caitlinstern says:

    Hmm, now I feel like I understand the mother a little better. She’s trying to get a blessing so her daughter doesn’t lose her husband’s love, like she did.

    Life doesn’t work that way, normally. I agree with Cassandra–natural seems a better way to go, even if it ends some day.


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