Lance at the 100 Word Song Challenge asks you to write 100 words (no more, no less) in whatever genre, or fashion you are inspired to write in, using the song of the week to get you there.This week's 100 Word Song challenge inspiration is
I thought about this song for a long time as I listened to it over and over again. It would have been wonderful to create a tasty love story from the lyrics that would make a heart warm, but my mind had images of lovers that were kept from one another because of a war they didn't own. The following is my inspiration from Mumford and Sons' song "I Will Wait" for Lance and Leeroy's 100 Word Song Challenge:
A strained voice ties tears to raindrops on a forgotten bench where busses caravan hollow passengers from one place to another. Whispers of hope bounce off of bone walls, as grey matter chases parched promises. She’s heavy with desire to believe, down on her knees.
He holds on to a rose that she once held; captivated by familiar smell, his life is hell. Closed eyes meet with memories, she’s the only light he sees, when he’s down on his knees.
Cross an open ocean say the two,
“Will you wait for me? You know, I will always wait for you.”