Shivers down the spine This unstoppable feeling When nothing is one
The master sat in silence for three days and three nights. On the morning of the fourth day, a boy monk came to the master and asked him, "how can you be so silent for such a length of time with such wisdom as yours?" The master answered with silence. The boy asked him, "I … Continue reading A Secret of Silence
Powerful piece of flash fiction from Jenny Maloney. via Place for the Stolen — Discover
Spoiled milk in windowsill, No evil spirits on this day. Rotten fruit in kitchen bowl, Sweetly cognac flows my way. Barley crumbles into ale, Sharp boy hidden in the hay. Someone else can get the bill, Rod's a legal drunk today.
Getting dirty isn't civil, So we roll among the roots. Shy sunlight peeks around, Stretching fingers of the shoots. Escape from concrete jungle, To see my long-limbed friends. Humanity is at war with them, And yet none demand amends.
First and foremost, thank you to the Scintillating Scribe Acire for this nomination! She is a lovely writer who publishes excellent short stories and poetry here on WordPress. If you haven't ran across her writings yet, check out my favorite poem from her! Here are my answers to the questions that Acire asked me: What is your … Continue reading The Liebster Award
A waking nightmare where, The wear and tear, Of my past where, I couldn't care to care, Makes a present with no care. Birthdays missed here and there, no thought on how my family fare, Because I’m not aware. My minds nowhere, And it’s not fair, Because no-one’s there to care. Choking on the foul … Continue reading Depression
https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/4t3dsv/wp_a_drug_has_been_outlawed_decades_ago_that_has/ “What do you mean there's a fifty/fifty chance?” I cried out in exasperation. “I thought you said that this one was foolproof!” A lone bulb cast its pitiful glow in our direction attempting to illuminate the pitch black darkness encroaching. It failed dismally to illuminate this mysterious man’s true identity. We had arranged this … Continue reading Asgard: Drug Of Insanity Or Intelligence?
https://www.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/4qlbx3/wp_afraid_to_confess_your_feelings_you_send_an/ I seal the envelope with a shaky lick of my tongue. The sourly unique taste of the adhesive lingers in my mouth as I think about what I had wrote to him. Maybe I should type more I thought again for the thousandth time. Indecision put me in a terrible sort of limbo as … Continue reading The Eternal Summer
Original Prompt Before turning my creation on I take a step back to appreciate it’s beauty. No-one else would think it beautiful, all it looked like was a box with a lot of exposed wires surrounding it. A few of these gave off periodic sparks but this was in the design. Everything was positioned just … Continue reading You think you invented a Time Traveling Machine. When in reality, it is a teleporter. Your first stop is the Renaissance…fair.