Spikes

“What an odd invention” she said, holding up the object. She had never really thought about it in-depth before. It was just always there. She inspected its many ball topped, spikes as she slowly rotated it in her hand. She pressed her hand down on these spikes, pushing the skin of the object down. As […]

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Busy

Busy, busy, busy. Aims let me push my capabilities to the breaking point. I could work for hours. I could work until my brain is so jumbled up I read ‘the’ as ‘theme’. And I do. I try to motivate myself, but my mind muddles too quickly. I find it hard to formulate sentences and […]

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Collapse

It’s not that I don’t know who to tell. I don’t know how. I don’t even know what’s wrong with me. I am constantly screaming. Silently, internally. I just want to feel normal again. I want to go back to how I once was. I can’t concentrate on anything. My mind goes blank. I tell […]

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New World

A took a while for me to stop. Stop the tears, the cry of agony. But when I did everything seemed to glow. The grass seemed greener, the sky bluer. As I looked around in wonder, it finally hit me. I was no longer locked away. I was free. Free to explore this beautiful world. […]

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Stop Sign

What should I do when the stream stops flowing? Things that were once so natural now seem so superficial. How am I supposed to continue when my every thought is blocked? Surely Soon the light will come. It will bring a relief with it. It will be the sun rising after the rain. The rainbow […]

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Drops

The first drop was refreshing. It was a cool relief from the oppressive heat. It invigorated me, each drop replenishing my energy. More drops fell. They acted like cats in water, hissing as they touched the warm pavement. After awhile there was no warmth left to cool. No sun left to block. Yet it continued […]

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Belonging

Crash! I didn’t expect to wake up. I certainly didn’t expect things to be like this. I attempted to move, feeling something coarse shift underneath. Brown grains clung to my skin like bugs. I sat up in a hurry, forgetting the pain. I frantically slapped at myself, trying to remove these unknown things from my […]

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