What I love is defined by what I lack.

In the absence of light: music.

In the absence of sound: stars.

In the absence of sleep: dreams.

Without you, I fell for her.

This post was written in response to the Trifecta Writing Challenge Trifextra prompt:

One of the most famous songs from [The Sound of Music] is “My Favorite Things.”  Since its inception, the song has been covered by countless artists, and we’re asking you to follow suit.  Give us a few of your favorite things, in whichever form you want, in 33 words exactly.

Not much like the song, I admit. But some of my favorite things nonetheless.

Also, I have a bit of writing up for critique at Trifecta. Please take a moment to check it out and leave me some feedback! Many thanks in advance.

24 responses to “Lacunae

  1. Amazing: This was beautiful. “What I love is defined by what I lack.” This was my favorite line.


  2. i echo deanabo. that’s my fav line too. love the title too


  3. This is too real! Excellent.


  4. What a great take on the prompt. That last line is what gets me. Different ways to interpret it. Beautiful.


  5. without you I fell for her

    best line – poignant and lovely


  6. “In the absence of sound: stars.

    In the absence of sleep: dreams.”

    My two favorite lines. Wonderful piece! (:


  7. Stunning, as always, Christine. I love the polarity of your piece! One of my faves this weekend.


  8. very creative and well done 🙂


  9. This is just gorgeous.


  10. That last line stands alone!


  11. That made me stop to meditate; nicely done.


  12. Gorgeous take on the prompt – I love it.


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