An Essay For Your Thoughts

An Essay For Your Thoughts

The conversation of rich words is better digested after being presented on paper, and so I continue consuming chats and discussions through the act of writing.

The Breath of Summer

The Breath of Summer

A familiar scent of dust covered asphalt gently baking like a sheet of homemade cookies in an oven brushed by me as I began to exhale. The whiff of dense hot air transported me back in time, and prompted me to think carefully about the summers yet to come.

Timelessness

Timelessness

I had read a text riddled with anxiety and worry. The words pushed for a more detailed answer and begged for better news. “We have plenty of time,” I texted my best friend, “the wedding is months away.” My friend quickly typed back as if to shake me back into reality from a distance. “Yeah, [...]

#OctPoWriMo: Day 4-7

#OctPoWriMo: Day 4-7

OctPoWriMo Day 4: “Between Clouds & The Water” Writing Prompt My body peacefully drifts across the surface of the pool of water like a piece of wood lost at sea. I open my eyes for a moment to see the delicate puffs of material like white cotton floating over me. I close my eyes as [...]

Writing Prompt: The Change

Writing Prompt: Instead of writing a dark, gritty version of a sweet story, make a grim and horrifying tale genuinely heartwarming It had all started one day after I sat down for a meal in my home. That day, I had a rather large helping of crisp salad, which still had the dew from the [...]

Writing Prompt: A Mind of its Own

Your computer won’t shut down when you are getting ready to leave work at five. Instead, it is looping a message, and then attempts to tell you something. What is your computer doing? Write this scene. –Writer’s Digest I stare anxiously at the clock that is located on the wall behind the water cooler. It [...]

Writing Prompt: The Ripples Left Behind

When I finally leave this world, hopefully after many years of wonderful life, I hope to leave behind a legacy that inspires others. I hope that everything from the pieces of writing that I have written, advice that I have given and any helpful actions that I have done will encourage people to venture out into the [...]

Vanishing Point

Vanishing Point

“He tied his boat off and started to climb the cliffs. He knew that no one had lived to tell what was behind the cloud, but still he climbed.” Finish the story. –WritingPrompts.Tumblr.com The cold winds whipped across the faces of the men as they rode their long canoe-like vessel, made from the tall Cedar [...]

The Classroom Call

The Classroom Call

“Alright class, let’s settle down and get started,” the Professor said. “We’ve gotten a little behind last time and so we need to get started right away to finish this chapter by the end of today.” Groans from various members of the class ensued. It was about four o’clock in the afternoon and several of [...]

Everything You Know Is a Lie

Everything You Know Is a Lie

You receive a mysterious email and the subject line reads “Everything you know is a lie.” You open the email and read further: “Act calm as to not alert anyone, but everyone around you is not who they say they are. You need to quietly get out of there and meet me at the spot [...]