September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 15: The Bitch is Dead

Photo by Nicola Fioravanti on Unsplash             “The bitch is dead.”             “Was it you?”             “Of course it wasn’t me.”             Anthony could hear his aunts whispering in the living room, believing that no one could hear them. They might as well have been talking at a normal volume—their voices carried like wolves howling into the night’s… Continue reading September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 15: The Bitch is Dead

September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 14: The Coffin

Photo by Mayron Oliveira on Unsplash             The wood was mahogany. It’s what I feel like he would have wanted. Then again, I’m sure that the topic of “what kind of wood do you want your coffin to be made from?” never came up in any of our conversations. There were no discussions about funerals or death, or… Continue reading September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 14: The Coffin

September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 13: Who Am I?

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash Who Am I? Who am I? A wanderer in a vast and complicated world An explorer lost inside my own mind, where I find both the best and worst company Who am I? A creator in an empty library filled with blank pages An author twisting letters into words and words into… Continue reading September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 13: Who Am I?

September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 11: Leaden Rain Clouds

Photo by Mila Young on Unsplash Leaden rain clouds make their way across the sky As if in a slow motion race with time itself Sagging as if they were cotton balls fully soaked Leaden rain clouds create ominous shapes At war with themselves as lightning jets back and forth Jumping from one pillow of moisture to the… Continue reading September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 11: Leaden Rain Clouds

September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 10: Awakening

Photo by Darius Bashar on Unsplash Awakenings can be many things Sometimes welcomed Sometimes unexpected Awakenings take us into new perspectives Allowing us to see what we’ve never seen Exploring what has previously been unexplored Awakenings lead down untraveled roads Offering a fresh glance at an old riddle And providing a new solution to an unanswered problem Awakenings… Continue reading September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 10: Awakening

September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 9: The Father

Photo by Julie Johnson on Unsplash             When I was younger, my father used to take us camping every summer. I remember the camping trips were the highlight of the year, and we waited eagerly for the weekend when we would go out into the middle of nowhere for three to five days, pitch a tent, and make… Continue reading September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 9: The Father

September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 8: The Drowning

Photo by Cristian Palmer on Unsplash             It was the talk of the town for the entire week. No one expected it, least of all Alex. She paced back and forth over and over again, trying to go over every scenario that she could think of. Any scenario that would explain the drowning. It happened. But it shouldn’t… Continue reading September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 8: The Drowning

September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 6: The Treasure

Photo by Roman Kraft on Unsplash There are many definitions for the word “Treasure.” According to Merriam-Webster, treasure can be “wealth (such as money, jewels, or precious metals) stored up or hoarded; wealth of any kind or in any form; a store of money in reserve; something of great worth or value, also: a person esteemed as rare… Continue reading September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 6: The Treasure