Friday, July 9, 2021

Feathers on a Cap


"Congratulations!" cheered Soniya's friends as she walked towards them with stretched hands. 

"I did it!" she shouted with glassy eyes and clenched fists. 

Once all the congratulatory messages were through. Her mom slid a handful of feathers under the tassel of her graduation cap.

"What's this for?" Soniya inquired with wide eyes, "Shouldn't I get only one feather since I just graduated." 

"A feather indicates accomplishments, and this is one of them." 


"My girl, you are Compassionate, Courageous, Hardworking, Creative, and now you're a graduate proves you've accomplished your goal." 

"Aah! Thank you, Mom, for being my inspiration." 

In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that features feathers. It can be a single feather or more. Where did the feather come from? Does it hold meaning to the character or story? Go where the prompt leads!


Sunday Reflections or Stumbling Towards Happiness by Bill Holland said...

A classic gift from a loving mother. :)

HulderMN said...

Many accomplishments fueled by a supportive mom.
Lovely story!

Rebecca Glaessner said...

What an empowering and magical ritual between mother and daughter. I feel the love and admiration through and through. Is this a real tradition?

CharliMills said...

I love the way Mom honors the attributes of her daughter's success, not just the event.

Ruchira Khanna said...

Thank you all for your comments.

Thanks Bill. Yes, that's a very positive gift :)

thanks HulderMN. Glad you liked it.

Thanks Rebecca. I don't think it's a ritual. I made it up. #fiction

Thanks Charli.

اهنگ جدید said...

i glad that i have a mother and im happy she is healthy

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