*trumpet fanfare* Day 6! The word today is ‘Reading’. Now if I can only say 100 words about reading. Here’s my try, a little country love story.
DAY 6: READING
He edged alongside the house, the weathered grey clapboard scraping his hands.
She stood in the window, reading in the half-light. He focused on the sill’s peeling paint; he could paint that for her.
Cheeks stained red, he watched her read, couldn’t look away.
He absorbed all the tiny details: the fall of a red-gold curl, the curve of her cheek, her eyelashes’ flutter as she turned the page.
She smiled to herself as she read a good line, brow furrowed.
Well, that just cinched it; he had to ask her to marry him, any girl who loved to read.
Word Count: 100