Five Sentence Fiction: Marriage

Lillie McFerrin Writes

What it’s all about: Five Sentence Fiction is about packing a powerful punch in a tiny fist. Each week I will post a one word inspiration, then anyone wishing to participate will write a five sentence story based on the prompt word. The word does not have to appear in your five sentences, just use it for direction.

This week: MARRIAGE

A baby girl wrapped in a pink blanket cuddled and warm, not knowing what kind of struggles she will later on in her life, but there she is living proof of everyday miracles.

As she grows, her eyes widen to the sights and smells, playdates arranged by mothers and she meets a little boy at the tender age of four.

Much later in this girl’s life a photograph makes its way out of the old albums at the house, the baby girl is now in the mid-20’s still trying to find somebody to love her, but she is almost given up for it all, that is until she finds one suitor and makes a blind date with him.

She puts the picture up before she leaves, she is ready to make a good impression to this still somewhat mystery man, but she still wonders about the boy in that old photo and what he could be doing at this very second, she thought he’s probably married and rich.

When she leaves, she has small wonders about the boy, but it’s off to meet this guy; she sits at the bar of the restaurant and he slowly makes his way towards her and he instantly puts a smile on his face, when he said her name, she turned to face him and the outline of the boy in the picture was now in front of her, they were meant to find each other again.


Music Video: One Direction’s “Steal My Girl”

This music review might surprise a few people, but I take it as a good thing. Just remind yourselves, this is just a review. No where am I making fun of anybody. It’s just my opinion on the music video below. Enjoy!

My 1D love has grown a lot since over the summer. Recording their film One Direction: This Is Us was the best idea I’ve had in a while. Sometimes whenever I record movies from different channels I usually delete them right after I’m finished with them, but when my sister and I finished it that first time I never got rid of it and I’m happy I didn’t. In one week alone, I watched it twice. I’m still waiting for my dad to change his mocking song he does whenever he wants to tease me, from me having “Bieber fever” and I’ll say I was NEVER a big Justin Bieber fan. I don’t think my dad even knows who One Direction is because my sister and I have been quiet about them. My mom has already made fun of me, but it’s all good fun because she knows he bad I fall for boy bands…I mean, she remembers my love for the Backstreet Boys when I was younger. Just because I’m in my 20’s it doesn’t mean I hate to hide that I like them.

When I first heard their newest single, “Steal My Girl” I’ll admit I switched the music channels before it got to the first verse. That second time though, I did finally give in and listen to it all the way through. I really like the intro, that fun/quirky piano, to me it sounds like a normal pop song. The ideal pop song sounds like that. This music video is actually the only one I’ve actually watched and they have a lot of music videos on their Vevo channel. So for my first video, I liked it. I mean, there were things about I really did like about it. The guys, obviously is one of the main reasons of course! I liked that Another thing I liked about it was that Danny DeVito was cast to be like the “director” of the video and whenever he tries to get the boys to think of creative stuff, you can kind of look like them and see terror in their faces just a little bit. I’m not going to lie when I say, I would LOVE to see the outtakes on seeing who cracked under pressure and started laughing at the talking sequence. The scenes of Louis and the monkey was just too cute!

The last thing I liked about it was their setting was in a desert like place, so there are many things you can do in these types of settings. I feel like there was too much going on throughout the music video. I’m still confused about the concept and what those names Danny’s character gave them. Even though, three of those names I would agree with but they never played a part in the video in any way shape or form. As much as it looked like a big party and the 1D boys looked like they had a fun time, they look just as confused about what was going on behind them. There was just too much, in my opinion. I started out fine and great, but once Liam’s part came on and all of those marching band members were in that shot, then later with Harry’s and the ballerinas, I got so overwhelmed with all of the distractions of the actual song. I understand music videos are supposed to be bringing a bit of fun and entertainment to the viewer, but this viewer was so lost! I still think it was a good song, but I’m choosing to stick with only watching it twice.