I set the bottle of hair dye on the sink, I went blonde this time seeing how the black hair dye stained my sink and ate my security deposit. I double check my roots, making sure every spot is covered, and open the mirror pulling down a box of colored contacts. I remove the brown … Continue reading Prompt 14: Kisses xoxo
Inspired by THIS I only ever had one black tally mark. I married her and I never cared about all of her red tallies. We were each other's one black mark, the only mark that mattered. Now that black mark is red. It didn't happen all at once, it slowly got lighter, faded from black … Continue reading Prompt : Turning Red
We fell in love during the grace period, people told us we were fools to believe that it would work out. He was 20 I was 18, two years meant nothing when you passed the mark but it would be a lifetime once his birthday hit. Yet we believed we could make it. People refused to … Continue reading Prompt 18: 2 Years
I’ve torn out all our pages, our chapter left unwritten. A book closed before it was opened, words whispered but never spoken.
Staring at her gun, I knew I should be afraid; but in all the chaos , only one emotion was running through me. Relief. I close my eyes, waiting for bullets, but nothing happens. I open my eyes to see her just standing there staring at me. "Do it!" She flinches when I speak, "Just shoot … Continue reading Prompt 17: Trigger, Bullet, Fire
Cut me open, watch be bleed. Life keeps going, but i concede. Make it stop, can't keep goin. Trying so hard just to end up broken. Pieces shattered. Mind scattered. I've been thinking for a while now. Wishing to disappear, if I just knew how. Cut me open, watch my veins run dry. Cut me … Continue reading Title Credits
Ramblings inspired by this picture I always did my best to hide the tattoo, it was just an unnecessary reason for heartbreak, and it did no one any good to look at it. Still, as i sat in there in the bathroom -its harsh, bold lines staring back at me- I couldn't help but be … Continue reading Prompt 16: Tattoo
My life was doomed to end young. It always has been, there was no way I could change that, its just what had been written in the stars. Except it was wrong. -- There's a pit in my stomach when I wake up. I don't notice it at first; i awake normally, not wanting to … Continue reading PROMPT 15: Yesterday, tomorrow, and everyday after.
I have to do just that. The metal prison is squeezing my midsection, keeping me from moving in any direction without extreme difficulty. If I had been smarter, i never would have been caught, but as luck would have it, i made one colossal mistake: Trusting him. So now I have no option, I've got … Continue reading Free Flow 28
Edge. It’s a long way down, and my shoes have no grip. I keep trying to walk, hoping I don’t trip. The edge is unstable, it crumbles beneath my feet. I try to stand tall, but on my shoulders is concrete. Keep walking, but I have nowhere to go but down. Inside I am melting … Continue reading Free Flow 27: Edge