Photo by Fernando @cferdo on Unsplash Despite being alone, I feel crowded as if there's not enough space. The walls press in, threatening to trap me in a prison of my thoughts. Time crawls slowly through each new day, but my mind races toward a finish line that doesn't exist. They say "chill out," but I'm tired of… Continue reading Invasion
Author's Note: This is a very different direction than I originally envisioned my last post for the September Creative Writing Challenge to go. BUT, this post goes out to my best friend who just got engaged yesterday! I'm so excited to love and support him and his partner on this new chapter of his life… Continue reading September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 30: The Rings
Photo by Davide Cantelli on Unsplash Like a fairy tale where everyone gets a happy ending A place to imagine after life A story we tell to make ourselves feel better What is heaven? The desired alternative to whatever hell is like Intense brightness and roadways paved with gold Endless servitude marketed as gratuitous worship What is heaven?… Continue reading September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 29: Heaven
Photo by Viktor Forgacs on Unsplash 1984 A Year before I was born What a mystery
Photo by Johannes Plenio on Unsplash Everything and yet nothing all at once Standing at the top of the world And then plunging to ground Wake up before you hit the bottom The void of subconscious memories All dumped out for the purpose of reliving Consensual or not, everything that came before Terror or ecstasy depends on the… Continue reading September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 27: The Dream
Photo by Milada Vigerova on Unsplash Where are your hands? Motivation driving hard work to reach goals Houses built from the ground up Building dreams with strength and determination Where are your hands? Helping others in need and gaining personal satisfaction Comforting others in pain and resolving ambivalence Paving the way for compassion and empathy Where are your… Continue reading September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 25: Where Are Your Hands?
Photo by Micheile Henderson on Unsplash Author's Note: Whoever decided to put these two things together into a writing prompt is evil! Haha. It also doesn't help that I've been busy all day, so my creative juices are stagnant. Try and enjoy this Haiku. ^_^ Eggs and Roses Smell One is sweet, the other profound Both are fragile… Continue reading September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 24: Eggs and Roses
Photo by Wesley Tingey on Unsplash In the courtroom today, a man offered his plea Pleas of not guilty to the treacherous deed Disbelief rang through the entire court “Judgment awaits you!” was their angry retort For all of the suffering, the lies and deceit The old man refused to admit his defeat The evidence weighted against the… Continue reading September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 23: Judgment
Photo by Rohan Makhecha on Unsplash You could give me your opinion, or maybe it’s a fact You could write me a prescription And tell me “That’s that.” You could make me think that it’s all in my head But, what do you know about how my anxiety is fed? You could tell me that I’m crazy, and… Continue reading September Creative Writing Challenge – Day 21: What Do You Know?
Photo by Lina Angelov on Unsplash There once was a doctor named Rat. Whose patient was ironically a cat. The cat who was ailed, smartly prevailed And had Doctor Rat for a snack.