Around and around he swept her, her exquisite satin gown floating behind her. Many of the young people hung closely to the walls engaged in conversation about the weather or the latest gossip. The fancy older folks sat in rings of laughter and flattery, eyes flitting back and forth across the wide ballroom, looking for targets. The saucy waltz played on and on, and the couples danced in colorful swirls. The Duke and his lady stole the attention of any idle eyes in the room. His grande physique and elegant black evening clothes declared his nobility and command even as her eyes were held by his powerful gaze. Her soft, sweet face was framed by her auburn curls and punctuated with radiant, lush green eyes that shone with mirth as they continued their musical debate. Gradually, he led them toward the side of the room, and they escaped to the terrace where he surrounded her and placed on her the perfect kiss. Silence followed.
Beautiful. Fantastic imagery without getting too wordy.
Is that image the Fezziwigs from A Christmas Carol???
hahaha yes! It is the Fezzi’s! lol As soon as I saw the prompt, this is the image that flashed before my eyes! hahaha Thanks for coming by!
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Great job of writing–and you hardly used any words! Wow.
I just loved this. So well written and so much info in so few words. I felt like I was there seeing it all. So well written!
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