The Hawk: The Weekend Freewrite- 7/14/2018

I turned. Mr. Hallaron walked over. He'd put his hat on and was pulling a pack of cigarettes out of his pocket. With the other hand, he pulled out a lighter and lit his cigarette. Light of the cigarette lit up the lines of his wrinkly old face. "And, that Jr., is the story of the hawk." He lets out a puff of smoke.

"Can I please hear another one."

"That is going to have to be the end of stories for the night. You run off to bed now."

I walk to my room with an adventurous step. Who would have thought a hawk could take down the most devilish, the most badest dude there was in the known galaxy, Fox Hound Sniper.

I hear the door close as Mr. Hallaron. goes out for his evening walk. My parents leave me with him when they want a break.

I get to my room and the door is not how I left it. It was shut. I don't like to leave my room open on account of the cat thinking my room is the potty room.

"It is okay to enter," says a voice from inside.

I want to run. My feet won't move. "Who are you?" I manage to choke out.

"Come child. Don't be frightened. It is the start of your new life."

"But I don't want a new life. I have this one. I want to stay here." I still could move or explain why I wanted to stay.

"The time is now child. You are going on your first quest. What you need to do right now is go to your sliding closet door, open it, and fix the box. Our lives are at stake. The Hawk needs you, child."

What can a boy do other than to say yes to some promised adventure? Saying no was not in this boys heart. The Hawk needs me. I creep into my room, tip-toeing every inch as I make my way to the closet. The doors slid open soundlessly, revealing the complete and utter chaos that I had been sent to fix.

"You need to take out what is in the box and lay it out on your floor. We need the instruction booklet on how to build this craft."

"You're a Hawk. You can fly."

"You can't."

I do forget where I am at sometimes.

the phone began to ring. Who could be calling at this late of an hour? I hope it is my parents. I rush to the phone and pick it up. "Mom! Dad! ... uh ... no. He went for a walk. May I ask who is calling? -- No! That can't be. You were initiated by the blasting beam. You got smoked. That is the story I was told. ... Lied to? ... Mr. H - not who he says he is. Look, dude. Who are you?"

The phone went silent. That couldn't be Lord Orphinical Penial. I know he passed on.

Well, this story for the night is how this comes to an end. So much for a great ending. sheesh.



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  3. Basket
  4. Housecoat
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  6. Faster Than Light
  7. Cane (Bonus: Red Wine)
  8. A Ridiculous Amount of Fun
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  21. Back Pain
  22. Late
  23. Medium
  24. Mother
  25. Banana
  26. Paper
  27. Milk
  28. Tree
  29. Swing
  30. Bored Stiff
  31. 5
  32. Home Alone and Doctor’s Office
  33. Monkey’s Wedding
  34. Wire
  35. Appetite
  36. Travel
  37. A Kiss
  38. Mice
  39. Detective
  40. Homeless
  41. Eyebrows
  42. 40 Percent Off
  43. One Year
  44. Frosting a Cake
  45. Bones
  46. Clouds
  47. Scratch
  48. Wet
  49. Cherry
  50. Depression
  51. Camping
  52. Caterpillar
  53. Quadrillion
  54. Describe the Room You Are In
  55. Dew
  56. Miami
  57. Skinny
  58. Lizard Cave
  59. Mold
  60. Herbs
  61. Phone
  62. Wood
  63. Prototype
  64. Discord
  65. A Jumble of Words
  66. Suffers in Silence
  67. Bath
  68. Core Values
  69. Players
  70. Talking Dog
  71. Grand Piano
  72. Syrup
  73. Ornate
  74. Chips
  75. State
  76. Epilogue
  77. Sell-out
  78. Chalk
  79. Spa
  80. parachutes
  81. Grapevine
  82. Food to the Table
  83. Basics
  84. Copy
  85. Wildflower
  86. Nothing

Weekend Free Write:

  1. The Picture

  2. The Crooked Umbrella

  3. The Chair That I’m Strapped To

  4. The Stall - Part 1)

  5. The Stall - Part 2

  6. A Common Ending

  7. The Stall – Part 9

  8. Withdrawal

  9. Richard’s Surprise

  10. The Trap

  11. Church

  12. Canyon Making You Crazy?


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