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Saturday Writing Prompt - 5th February - Bakery Delight

You enter a bakery and choose a dessert. Explain why you chose that one and how it looks and tastes.

How to use this prompt: Using the picture and heading, create a short story or poem incorporating it. There is no right or wrong 'answer' just whatever your imagination sparks from the subject.

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The smell of sugar assails me. It's power draws me forward. I can feel it's assault on my senses, making me want some of everything in the showcase. When I look into the showcase I see that some things are not appealing, despite the scent. Green icing would never be my choice on anything. Icing is best when pale and soft. There's a lot of chocolate and things in many shapes.

"Can I help you, Ma'am?"

"Not yet. I'm trying to decide but I will need a box to hold what I choose."

"I'll get that ready for you, Ma'am." The clerk smiled but in my head I was asking 'Am I old enough to be called Ma'am? It sounded…

Mandy Eve-Barnett
Mandy Eve-Barnett
Mar 28, 2022
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Glorious story of scents and family

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