DP Daily Prompt: Living Art
One day your favorite piece of art— a famous painting or sculpture, the graffiti next door– comes to life, What happens next?
I was sitting at my desk, suddenly I heard a weird sound, there before me was Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. She came forward and declared, she was tired of living in the photo frame for so many years, her mind was made up she was ready to explore the world of today.
My heart was palpitating like crazy, I looked at her and then at my clock in my room, it was 12:00 noon. I covered my face with my hands and prayed to God to remove this apparition,I felt a hand touching me followed by a voice, “Hello I am Mona Lisa, I am visiting you because I know you’re the only person who can help me.”
Help you with what? I said trembling.
I want to take a tour of your island and want you to be my guide.
But I haven’t seen all of the island, how can I be your guide? I said.
She was furious, you are living on this island for so long and you haven’t visited all the places, I am disappointed with you,this is why the saying goes, People of Makkah don’t get to perform pilgrimage.
Inwardly I thought for a pretty face she seems to know a lot about worldly affairs.
Her voice got louder next time she spoke, Did you hear what I said? she was angry.
Yes Miss I said.
She stamped her foot this time, I am not Miss, I am Mona do you hear me?
Loud and clear I said.
I must get hold of Leonardo, he sent me here to get help from you, I’ll tell him he picked a stupid person to be my guide to see the island, she knows nothing.
You are right Mona I am stupid, I turned around to see what she’d say, there was no one there. I wondered, was all this my imagination or it really happened.
I heard a roaring laughter behind my back there was my daughter saying ,”Mom you crack me up who were you talking to?”