Education student who enjoys writing as a hobby. I do hope to get published one day, but for now I'm just having fun and hoping to learn some new tricks.
Four of us sat in my girlfriend’s room as she showed off her latest weapon, a longbow made by her dad. It wasn’t anything special, he wasn’t a master craftsman or anything, but it was still pretty cool. As she demonstrated the draw, her form nearly perfect as she shakily pulled the string back to her ear, an idea sparked like a candle in my mind.
The Laundress and the Spinning Wheel
“Mother, what’s this device?” The old woman turned away from her wash to inspect the drawing her young daughter held out to her. “‘Tis nothing but an old spinning wheel, love,” Mother said with a dismissive wave of her hand.