First Sentences-First Impressions

Sometimes a simple picture will cause you to stop and, as a writer anyway, try to put what you see into descriptive words. Can you give this one a try? Based on this picture, if you were writing a story, what would be your first sentence?

The one I came up with is a bit wordy, but it’s off the cuff….

Fog clung heavily to the night, causing the full moon’s illumination to strain over the old oak trees, making the moss look like shredded bed sheets.


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