100 Word Wednesday · Bikurgurl · Writing

Freedom

100WW_w12
Image Credit: Samantha Scholl

Freedom

I love horses.

When I was a child, I loved horses. I drew horses, took riding lessons, wrote stories, and begged for horses. My love wasn’t just to have a horse, to ride a horse, but to be a horse. My father, loving me as he does, made my dreams come true. I had horses, I rode horses, I fed horses, whispered my thoughts to them.

As I grew, I felt trapped by my horses. I wanted to grow up and felt the horses were holding me back. How very wrong I was.

You see a horse; I see freedom.
@Bikurgurl_watermark

Written for: Week 12 – 100 Word Wednesday

How to participate? A few guidelines as we begin….

  1. Simply check my feed, or search the reader, for the 100WW or tag #100WW, post each Wednesday. I’ll also be posting on my Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook Feeds.
  2. Write your submission on your blog, Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook Feed and ping back to the weekly blog post. Feel free to use the image provided or your own. Please do credit the artist whose image we use – Links provided 🙂
  3. I have not enabled automatic pingbacks due to a plethora of spam messages attempting to link up. Do feel free to also continue posting your links and I will enable your pingbacks as I check my blog. Thank you for understanding!!
  4. I’ll provide a Weekly Summary, or Windup, of posts on or by Tuesday; take the opportunity to read and comment on your fellow bloggers posts {keeping in mind to give each other grace and space}. I’ll try to read them all, but I can’t post your submission in the Weekly Windup if you haven’t posted before the end of the weekend but I’ll do my best to catch ’em all!
  5. Have fun! I enjoy reading your challenge submissions 🙂

13 thoughts on “Freedom

      1. 😀 I’ve considered it! (My grandma allows him to let the horses graze in her field sometimes so at times they are right there!) I must admit, I’m slightly scared to actually get on one. I don’t like heights and horses are tall. I don’t want to be thrown off. 😂 Which is kind of funny considering one of the first novels I actually finished was about a girl and a horse. I read a bunch of books about riding horses for research so I know I’m making it seem much worse in my head than it actually would be. XD You make me want to ride one now. 🙂

        Liked by 1 person

      2. You’ll love it💕 I rode for years as a child – it really was my dream. However, I’ve found fear leads to compromises of dreams and eventual regret. I won’t regret not skydiving, but the beauty of horses — never 💕

        Liked by 1 person

      3. 😍 That’s wonderful!

        “However, I’ve found fear leads to compromises of dreams and eventual regret.” <– Wow. Haha, i completely get that about skydiving. I think I'd die of fright on the way down. 😂

        That's so reassuring! I look forward to riding now. 🙂

        If I may ask, what kind of horse did you ride?

        Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s