This was written for Carrot Ranch. Many thanks to Charli!
Big Yellow Tent
Have you ever heard sunshine in laughter?
It was moments before I saw her, head tilted back, laughing up into the cerulean sky so free-spirited that I was charmed.
But then there was her big scary yellow tent.
“Hello,” I said, always great with words.
She grinned. “Hello, yourself.”
“What’s with the tent?”
“It’s my big yellow taxi.”
“Where’re you from?”
“Scotland. Ever heard of Joni Mitchell?”
I shook my head. Politician? Actress? Reality TV?
“One of the greatest singer/songwriters who ever existed.”
“My big yellow taxi takes me away.”
And, somehow, it took me too.
12 thoughts on “Big Yellow Tent”
Yeah, baby! Loved “always great with words.”
Uniquely imaginative 🙂
Thank you so much! 🙂
You get bug points for the Joni Mitchell tie-in. You could gave gone Yellow Submarine, but that’s not worth as many points in my random, arbitrary point system.
Ha. I can’t wait to further test your random, arbitrary point system.
Thank you! 🙂
How delightful! A complete story beginning to end. Really loved this! Sascha. I wanted to be there, to learn more 🙂
Thank you, Phyllis. Yep, you’re right. Where would this big yellow tent take them? Would they stick together? Destined for a long distance relationship? Maybe they’d end up in Aruba.
haha, hey it could happen!
This was an uber-flash, positive and bright.
Love this edgy pre-romance flash of getting to know one another. A bright future is anticipated!