Greatest Fear and Fatal Flaw

Writing Challenge: Sept 2, 2018 Prompt: What is your greatest fear?   I fear loneliness- but I fear dependency more. Each fear feeds the other.   I fear becoming too attached on someone who will leave. I fear relying on those who will find me a burden. I even fear that my fear causes me … Continue reading Greatest Fear and Fatal Flaw

Where is Home?

Writing challenge: April 14, 2018 Prompt: What place do your consider home?   “I want to go home” I moan while lying on my bed, wrapped in my blankets, with my face buried in my pillow. Physically, I am home. I am currently within my place of residence, but mentally, emotionally, I’m not at home … Continue reading Where is Home?

Scariest Thing of All

Writing Challenge: Feb 16, 2018 Prompt: Write a story that begins "The human mind is truly the scariest thing of all." “The Human mind is truly the scariest thing of all” she whispered to me as she whipped the blood off the face of yet another body found in the alley behind a diner and … Continue reading Scariest Thing of All

Humanity in 3 Words

Writing Challenge: February 2, 2018 Prompt: If you had to describe the human race in three words, what would they be?   Complicated Irrational Adaptable   We are ruled by emotions, survival instincts, and flawed logic. We are social creatures who live in communities, but still praise individuation. We do un-natural things for the joy … Continue reading Humanity in 3 Words

Island of the Lost

writing challenge: Nov 21, 2017 Prompt: Write about a lost object (I went a bit off topic) There are many tales about an island of lost things- a place that somehow attracts the mislaid, misused, and misguided. People and things alike wash up upon shores made up of millions and billions of  the miscellaneous. It’s … Continue reading Island of the Lost

Devils- Found Poem

*This is a found poem written for a school project. Every word and line is taken from Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness*   That heart of darkness, Is it not frightful? The shackled form of a conquered monster; Truth stripped of its cloak of time, The truth of the “civilized man”. Angel or a fiend? A … Continue reading Devils- Found Poem

Group Think

Writing Challenge: Oct 21, 2017 Prompt: Write about feeling lost in a crowd We get carried-away when we are part of a crowd; sometimes physically, but almost always mentally. We are no longer ourselves, but part of something bigger. Our emotions feed off one-another, growing into a huge, looming monster we cannot control. One person … Continue reading Group Think

Monsters

We talk of monsters- Of things inhumane. Unnatural, evil creatures Lurking in the dark.   We talk of monsters- Of things unlike us. Twisted, unreal beasts- Part of another world.   We talk of monsters- As if they aren’t real. Imagined, conceived visions- figurative illusions.   We talk of monsters- But we are the monsters: … Continue reading Monsters