Fear of Death

Writing Challenge: July 25, 2018 Prompt: What scares you most about dying? Death itself isn’t a terrifying concept. Everything lives, and everything dies- that’s just the way the world works. Something so common, so universal shouldn’t be terrifying- yet in it’s own way it is. Death is universal and therefore familiar, but it’s also foreign. … Continue reading Fear of Death

Death Cycle

Writing Challenge: Jan 28, 2018 Prompt: Write a myth that explains why we are born and why we die. Once upon a time the Sun and the Moon lived alone in the vastness of space. They loved each other dearly, but found that their life together was incomplete in the emptiness of the dark vacuum. … Continue reading Death Cycle

Funeral

Writing Challenge: Jan 17, 2018 Prompt: Write about a funeral from the dead person's perspective I should have taken the time to plan my own funeral. Watching this memorial service is like watching a train-wreck.   Granted, I’m dead. I really shouldn’t care- but really? They put me in THAT? I never wore that outfit … Continue reading Funeral

March 29

writing challenge: Dec 22, 2017 Prompt: Write about the date of an anniversary March 29 was the day you disappeared. Earlier that day I had texted you, elated by the news that I had just bought a plane ticket to see the boy that you always said was “the one” for me. Your last words … Continue reading March 29

Stars- Night Sky

Writing Challenge: Oct 27, 2017 Prompt: Write about the stars in the sky and what they mean to you I leave work long after sensible people are snuggled deep in their warm beds. I arrive home far past the time most have fallen deep into sleep. When I pull into my driveway the whole town … Continue reading Stars- Night Sky

The Young Man

“Mom, who are you talking to?” My mother stood by the stairs, chatting away to empty air. It was late- really late. The hall was dark. “The young man, don’t you see him?” She looked at me as if it were obvious and I was being rude to her invisible friend. I backed away, my … Continue reading The Young Man

Because It Happened

Writing Challenge: Sept 26, 2017 Prompt: Use a popular quote as inspiration for your writing. *Quote: "Don't cry because it's over; smile because it happened." - Dr Suess * When you died, I screamed. I wailed, I cried. Then, I was silent. It hurt so much to know I would never be able to talk … Continue reading Because It Happened

If I Don’t Come Home In Time

I pull into the drive after a long day at work. I am tired and hungry. It is dark and silent. I turn the key in the ignition. I shut off the lights- But I don’t leave the car.   I place both hands on the top of the wheel And rest my head upon … Continue reading If I Don’t Come Home In Time

I Couldn’t Find the Moon

A poem about the loss of a friend. Looking through posts I saw that I promised to post this poem at a later date but got busy and forgot. I Couldn't Find the Moon I couldn’t find the moon tonight; It hid behind the clouds. I cried, thinking of you and how You loved to … Continue reading I Couldn’t Find the Moon