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Wintry Virtual Reality

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My friend knew that I was intent
on exploring a stimulating new hobby
so she gave me a gift of virtual reality for Christmas
and helped me strap on the goggles over my eyes.

Anticipating a special adventure,
I wake up in a red telephone booth
which transported me into a kind
of magical wintry masterpiece
in the snowfall of my mind.

I was taken aback by a set
of yellow eyes staring back at me
through the foggy window
with its brilliant iridescent fur
coruscating against the snow.

I suddenly remembered that
the game maker added a nice feature
where this mythical canine
will serve as a sapient cynosure
for the rest of my journey.

The quest involved finding a golden tree
in a labyrinth made of holly bushes
guarded by the Ice Queen
who spoke in riddles and resided
in a sacred temple outside the entrance.

Grateful for my linguistics background,
I felt like it would be fun
to have some tea and chat with the queen,
but little did I know of what I 
was going to encounter in this reality.

In response to… a lot of words and phrases this past week! Thank you for your inspiration! πŸ™‚

Author:

Hello everyone! I'm a technical writer by day, creative writer by night. I have a wild imagination yearning for more in life. I'm fascinated by many subjects that have developed into a sort of mental and physical wanderlust that ultimately leads me to experience a variety of cultural shocks. Welcome to my journey and looking forward to reading your blogs!

30 thoughts on “Wintry Virtual Reality

  1. Amazing how you were able to interweave all those prompts and create a charming adventure in this story. It kept me captured to the very end. Thank you for sharing Sa.

  2. Very cool Six Sentence Story, Sa! Totally in awe of how you incorporated all the various prompts/hops into one piece. And thank you for a couple of new words for my vocabulary πŸ˜€
    You should link up your story over at GirlieOnTheEdge. Everyone would love reading your story!

    1. Thank you! Prompts help me organize my thoughts and occasionally help me get over writer’s block. Maybe one day I can do without it, but I’ve enjoyed it as it helps me bond with other bloggers. ❀

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