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Who Are You

  I’m nobody! Who are you? Are you nobody, too? Then there’s a pair of us — don’t tell! They’d banish us; you know! How dreary to be somebody! How public like a frog To tell one’s name the livelong day To an admiring bog!    Who Are You? Come and join the society of...

Identity | The Rain Must Fall

So stained a heart that is of man’s— right down, the soul, cold-blooded conscience struggling for the sun to reach its intimate core, but nothing seems to run in those veins of old; no sweat or blood— all seem under control; no tears to falter now— a heart...

The Antichrist | The Emergency Room

It was getting late, and that night in the emergency room of City Hospital was uneventful. There were a couple of normal fractures, a man who thought he had a heart attack after a heavy meal, a couple of naughty kids that needed some stitches, and a...

Creative Writing Prompts and Tips | Prompt #03

First, Look at this assembly of beautiful creatures, gods, and idols with Venus in the middle of the picture and the graces dancing blissfully unaware of what's happening around them. Hermes to the left, the messenger of gods is present as well, and Cupid is flying...

The Scream | A Game of Cards

A game of cards— eyes on the table sneaking past the watchful discreetness of each hand holding on tight to those hidden cards— dealt, stolen, forged… Inside it felt as if something was wrong, but I kept on playing anyway. All the numbers do not matter; a...

The War Edition | A Boy’s Story of War

A head or two blemished the image smeared my view of who might that be what stands between me and you a block or two, a window, a wall I can duck behind if I’m lucky enough I might race you back to the start reset and go like an endless runner bound to hit...

The Antichrist | The Sole Track

The stands started to fill quickly with people who were eager to watch the race. Some of them even came here early in the morning from all over the country to watch these aspiring drivers race against each other in one of the most prestigious race tracks...

Identity | Dying at A Desk

Sitting, daydreaming, flying to the endless boundaries of a silver screen— the world is all at hand waiting yet to be seen, and hearts are up and running— desire inside so keen to get by, day by day— the world is all at hand, yet what does that wide world...

Creative Writing Prompts and Tips | Prompt #02

First, This masterpiece by Peter Paul Rubens depicts the imaginary scene from Greek Mythology when Hades raped Persephone, kidnapped her and dragged her with him to the underworld. Hence the title of the painting is The Rape of Proserpina (Persephone in Greek...

The Scream | The Psychoanalysis of A Dream

I belong to no country you may war against, and tomorrow’s place I find, for my head, under your military boots, and the roaring thunder of your steel shaking my ground. I belong to no race, where a color mismatch can take your reason away, and all your...

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Identity | The Rain Must Fall

Identity | The Rain Must Fall

So stained a heart that is of man’s— right down, the soul, cold-blooded conscience struggling for the sun to reach its intimate core, but nothing seems to run in those veins of old; no sweat or blood— all seem under control; no tears to falter now— a heart...

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The Scream | A Game of Cards

The Scream | A Game of Cards

A game of cards— eyes on the table sneaking past the watchful discreetness of each hand holding on tight to those hidden cards— dealt, stolen, forged… Inside it felt as if something was wrong, but I kept on playing anyway. All the numbers do not matter; a...

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Who Are You

  I’m nobody! Who are you? Are you nobody, too? Then there’s a pair of us — don’t tell! They’d banish us; you know! How dreary to be somebody! How public like a frog To tell one’s name the livelong day To an admiring bog!    Who Are You? Come and join the society of...

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Identity | The Rain Must Fall

So stained a heart that is of man’s— right down, the soul, cold-blooded conscience struggling for the sun to reach its intimate core, but nothing seems to run in those veins of old; no sweat or blood— all seem under control; no tears to falter now— a heart...

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