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Word of the Day- Arboreal

  • She stood under the sunlight, the wind blowing her hair behind her. The area was calm, serene. Only the sound of the river to her left broke the spell being woven. Taking a hesitant step forward, she pressed her hand against the arboreal carving on the large stone arch. Branches spiraled from the main design, traipsing from one side to another, intertwined with each other. Something glittered from deep within, beckoning her further.

    Did she dare? What lurked behind this granite facade, was she strong enough to find out? Taking a deep breath, she let it out in slow increments. With barely a glance behind her, she gathered her courage around her like a cocoon, before stepping over the threshold, surrendering to temptation.