A burning question began to grow stronger in my heart day by day. "Is there anything missing..." Patting down the man one last time, I found a pocket watch in his breast pocket. Examining the gold plated watch, I see the engraving To my divine son - Mom.
I put the watch in my pocket and stood up to go. The door flung open with two armed men with Berettas slinking in. I grab a sky pole and stab one of the gunmen in the hand. He drops his weapon.
With my foot, I kick the other gunman's hand. His finger pulls the trigger, hitting his friend in the head. Grabbing the glass bottle from the table, I smack the alive gunman over the head with it and stab him in the throat with the sky pole.
I wipe the blood away from my eyes. Getting off the train is going to be a challenge.
I walk through the open door.
"Your feet shall walk upon a plush carpet of contentment," says the girl with long black and grey hair. She's latched onto the roof of the caboose. She snarls.
I plug her with three rounds. My shots hit vital organ spots but she merrily laughs at the failed attempt to cause her damage. My mouth drops. What can survive three bullet holes?
In front of me, the wooden floor turns into a plush carpet. Small threads turn into the bodies and heads of a snakes. They grew teeth at an alarming rate. Poison is oozing out of their glands down the two massive fangs.
I hop up on a seat. As I do, she throws a book at me, which hits me in the head. She laughs as I look at her.
I take out my lighter and snatched up rope hanging down from a compartment. After lighting the rope, I drop it on the ground. The snakes retract their heads.
"If you are dead and if the tourists are dead, there will be no one to know of what happened," says the little girl as she watches her snakes burn like a dry pine tree. Turning her attention back to me, she shatters the glass windows with her voice. Every piece that falls toward the floor is floating under her conscience control.
I lift up a roulette table in the nick of time, blocking tiny pieces from tearing my face to shreds. I fire off two more rounds. I miss, both times, the fire extinguisher as the train lurches from one side to the other.
I then remember the watch. Pulling it out, she hisses and asks, "Where did you get that?"
"From the dead man," I say pointing behind me. "In there."
"You've taken what is precious to me. Give it back."
I throw the watch in her direction. It lands on the ground beneath her. She climbs down from the ceiling, picks up the watch, and goes out the door to the roof.
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twenty-four hour short story - You gotta be quick to get this one posted in time. He posts the contest on Sunday (usually) and ends it about 48 hours later. This contest has a 2000 word limit.
Finish the Story Contest - The contest begins on Wednesday (usually) and end 5 days later. This contest will test your write skills with something a little different each week. Pletty of time to write something around the 500 word mark.
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Haiku - These are coming out every couple days or so. If you stuggle with rhymes, no worries. Haikus don't have to rhyme. All you need to make a haiku is five syllable on the first, seven syllables in the second line, and again back to five syllable for the last line. So easy it makes me think I'm being super product. LOL
Mizu No Oto - Every Image Has Its Haiku Contest - By reading the title, you should be able to guess how this haiku contest works. You're given an image and you write. I've really enjoy this contest because there are people here who've actually gone to classes to learn how to write haiku's; so if you want, you also can learn how to write quality haikus from reading the comments and critiques they and others give.
50-word Challenge - This is an interesting challenge and very challenging to say the least. You only get fifty words to tell a story or a vignettes. Here is a great post that will explain the difference between the two concepts. Good luck, Brave Story Writer!
Vocab-Ability 1x1 - What happens is you are given a list of roots and the words they can be found in. You create sentence using those words and post in the comment section of the post. Your upvote for your creative work will come soon. One of the best way to increase your vocabulary is by doing these 10-15 minute exercises almost daily. What craziness will you create?
My Completed Freewriting prompts:
|Ongoing Stories||Numbered in Order of Story's Progression|
|Detective Story||#1 Trolley #2 Flea #3 Awakening|
|Suspense/Horror||#1 Late #2 Banana #3 Paper #4 Tree #5 5 #6 Home Alone #7 Doctor’s Office|
|The Stall||#1 Medium #2 The Stall #3 The Stall #4 Mice #5 Detective #6 Homeless #7 Eyebrows #8 40 Percent Off #9 One Year #10 The Stall|
|Church||#1 Church #2 Ornate #3 Chips #4 State|
|Butterfly||1. Old Maid 2. Pitiful 3. Headache 4. coffee 5. Three Grapes 6. Helicopter 7.Helpless 8. Overslept 9. Smooth as Silk|
|Dragon Breath||1. Dragon Breath 2. Death on the Table 3. Washcloths|
|The Attic||1. The Attic 2. The Four Corners 3. Small Package|
|Damaged Goods||1. Well-being 2. Orange Blossom 3. Freedom of Personal Power|
|#52 Caterpillar||#85 Wildflower||Hardboiled Minds||Grief||Eat This Apple|
|Towels||See You on the Other Side||Tears||Light||Mask|
|We-writes (collaborations with community members)|
|Monster||Eagle Scout 1st Entry: 2nd Entry: 3rd Entry||Smooth as Silk||Torment of the Light Bulb|
|Pull the Plug||Death on the Table||The Farm House||Well-being|
|Idiot 1; 2; 3|