Saturday, July 30, 2011

Six Sentence Sunday 7/31/11

Guess who?
             
     He exuded potent masculinity from every pore, a dynamic tsunami sweeping away anything in its path as he bent his head toward hers. 

     That faint trace of fragrant avicennia gerinans rose from his sun-bronzed skin and she inhaled him, sighing, dizzy enough to plop into his lap like the white blossom of the--

         “Black mangrove,” she murmured.

         His eyes widened. Gray-green. Like sea foam.


38 comments:

Alix said...

I love your twist, not what I was excepting at all. My imagination turned to thick, sticky mud. Fantastic six. Thank you.

Gem Sivad said...

Oh, nice visual imagery calling on all of the senses. I like!

xakara said...

Lovely sensory engagement!

~Xakara
Dawn's Early Light 6SS

Sarah Grimm said...

Lovely six, Taryn!

Jessica Subject said...

Very tantalizing! A great excerpt!

Liz said...

A sensual and lovely six.

Sandra Sookoo said...

Loved the sensory description!

Jennifer Lowery (Kamptner) said...

Great description! You really know how to use the senses.

laynap said...

A very engaging six. Lovely Taryn!

JoAnne Kenrick said...

Surfer Dude? And LOVE IT! You sure do know how to pull right into a scene, Taryn!!

Lisa Fox said...

Funny and sexy and just plain awesome!

Jane Rochester said...

Very nice! I want to know what happens next!

lizculver said...

Wow, I can almost taste him! Nice six.

Dee Carney said...

Wow, that was an awesome description!

Paula Martin said...

Great imagery, very sensual six.

Eleri Stone said...

I like how you paced it out and dropped in the bit of dialogue.

Cate Masters said...

So evocative. Love her comment, and his eyes - yum.

jenniferprobst said...

Really good, Taryn. Just love the imagery.

Tara Stearns said...

Nice and descriptive. Can really picture the scene in my mind.

Jessica K said...

You're great at pulling in all the senses!

Graylin Fox said...

Gorgeous, enveloping emotional pull.

Jayel Kaye said...

Nicely done. Your use of imagery is excellent.

Ursula Whistler said...

What is she doing thinking of plants! Nice job.

murdersandmysteries said...

Love the plant imagery

Lex Valentine said...

Nicely done as usual, Taryn! Love it!

Monica Enderle Pierce said...

Lovely writing! Evoking memory with scent; you put me right in the moment.

Marie Dees said...

Oh, downright poetic! Love the six!

Cara Bristol said...

Lovely, creative imagery.

Heather Thurmeier said...

Beautiful imagery. You create a clear picture so easily.

Stacey said...

Ooo I love this - "That faint trace of fragrant avicennia gerinans rose from his sun-bronzed skin and she inhaled him, sighing, dizzy enough to plop into his lap like the white blossom of the--"

Sonya Clark said...

Love the sensuality in this snippet!

J.A. Beard said...

Like both the sensuous and sensual aspects of this six.

Jenna said...

Great use of the sense of smell. And I heard a dramatic drum beat when he opened his eyes. Love the color of his eyes. Wonderful snippet.

1000th.monkey said...

It's nice to have sensory description other than sight and sound :) Awesome

Michele Barrow-Belisle said...

Excellent descriptive & imagery!

Pippa Jay said...

Some beautiful sensory descriptions in there. made me want to inhale!

gayleramage said...

Great description. Love that she thinks out loud at the end. :-)

Carrie Ann Ryan said...

I could see what she did. Amazing imagery and a wonderful six!

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