"flickering candlelight, dancing flames, glowing gaslight, shining rainbow, blinding sunlight, dazzling sunset, blazing campfire, flooding torchlight, dancing moonlight, twinkling starlight, streaming moonlight....."the first of painters" Emerson had written."
The professor stared at her in dismay, "What is this? No plot, no character, not setting! It's not a vignette or a flash fiction. What is this?"
He didn't "get it" she thought. She said, "I wanted my readers to visualize light not darkness."