Sounds of Autumn

Writing Challenge: September 23, 2018 Prompt Inspiration: What does Autumn sound like?   A bare branch taps at my window in the light breeze. I hear cars speeding by- wheels rolling, breaks catching, and horns honking on the boulevard below. Children laugh and talk loudly as they wait for a school bus at the stop … Continue reading Sounds of Autumn

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

Leaving the Path

Writing Challenge: July 8, 2018 Prompt: Write about the moment you decided to leave the path It was early summer. The weather was warm, but not quite “hot” yet. The sky looked as if it couldn’t decide whether to rain or shine. I went up to one of the many canyons splitting the state, eager … Continue reading Leaving the Path

The Taste of Sunshine

Writing Challenge: July 3, 2018 Prompt: What does sunshine taste like?   Sunshine tastes the way gold looks; it tastes like bright fruits, and warm grains. It tastes like tanned skin, hard work, laughter, and an afternoon nap. Sunshine tastes like tropical mango, and island pineapple. It tastes like peach cobbler and fresh lemonade. It … Continue reading The Taste of Sunshine

What Does Life Mean?

Writing Challenge: July 1, 2018 Prompt: What does life mean to you? There is a difference between being alive and living; physical life and a fulfilled life. Being psychically alive can still mean being emotionally, mentally, and spiritually dead. You can physically alive in a blasé fog of apathy and listlessness. This is not what … Continue reading What Does Life Mean?

Hate Triangle

Writing Challenge: June 27, 2018 Prompt: Write about 3 sworn enemies trapped in a hate triangle We all entered the boardroom at the same time. We exchanged curt nods, as polite society dictates, but those nods were accompanied by hardened glares. If the enemy of my enemy is my friend I don’t know what our … Continue reading Hate Triangle

Summer Playlist

Writing Challenge: June 25, 2018 Prompt: What's on your summer playlist? These are just random songs from my Summer Playlist to give a taste of the kind of music I like to listen to in the summer. Basically, I go for something upbeat, fun, a little nostalgic and mood lifting. I want music that reminds … Continue reading Summer Playlist

Troll Bridge

Writing Challenge: June 22, 2018 Prompt: Everyone knows that trolls grow in size to fit their bridges. The troll under the Golden Gate Bridge just woke up. It is a commonly known fact that trolls grow in size to match their bridges the same way hermit crabs always find the perfect-sized shell. How the trolls … Continue reading Troll Bridge

Tides

Writing Challenge: April 23, 3018 Prompt: Explain the tides As the Moon rises and the Sun sets, the oceans are pulled by the great love of their divine parents: running from the warm radiance of the Sun, to the comforting glow of the Moon and back to the Sun again. The tragedy of the Sun … Continue reading Tides

Letter to Youth Today

Writing Challenge: April 21, 2018 Prompt: Write a letter full of advice to someone younger. Dear youth of the today, Life is weird, complicated, difficult, and crazy, but it’s also full of wonder, possibility, and choices. I won’t lie to you, it isn’t easy, but that doesn’t mean that it isn’t worth it. To navigate … Continue reading Letter to Youth Today