Action: Flying a kite
Word Count: 100
Radiant sun. Cobalt sky. Cotton clouds. Brisk breeze. A perfect day for kite flying. He couldn’t wait to give his birthday present its maiden voyage.
Running the shoreline, he launched his private plane. Ocean air swiftly hoisted its rainbow sail.
Boy and toy soared free, like the birds, defying gravity’s pull. The kite’s wagging tail, an irrepressible puppy.
Dancing on the wind, the tether suddenly snapped. Transfixed, the boy froze as his beloved friend waved goodbye and disappeared.
Dejected, he gathered his frayed lifeline and the empty gift box. Shaking the sand from his shoes, he walked home in tears.