Midweek writing prompt – the umbrella

Imagine the scene. It’s a rainy blustery day. Your umbrella is on its last spokes. You retreat into an art gallery you’ve never noticed before, and find yourself draw to the abstract paintings riddled with rivulets of colour – not unlike a vibrant version of what’s happening outside.

Umbrella in gallery cr Judy Darley


As you meander, you drop your sodden umbrella in reaction to something unexpected – a painting that reminds you of something from your past, a mysteriously familiar stranger, a doorway opening onto…

Well, you fill in the rest. Happy writing!

If this idea prompts you to write something, I’d love to know. Just send an email to Judy(at)socket creative.com. You could end up published on SkyLightRain.com!