Name three things you have in your bathroom right now. Kali was strange in many ways, the least of which was her friendship with Gwen. She rarely spoke in school, and when she did her voice held a chill that frightened the other students. Teachers never called on her if it could be helped, and … Continue reading Prompt 249-Bathroom
What is something you have learned in the past few days? “Let me get this straight,” Midge said for what felt like the hundredth time. His hair was going to start falling out if he ran his hand through it too many more times. “Super powers are a real thing and the general public is … Continue reading Prompt 248-Newfound Knowledge 2
Happy Monday everyone! I hope your Easter weekend was as fun and relaxing as mine. I really needed those extra couple days off from work. It's still a few months until I get an actual vacation, but it was nice to be able to take a long weekend to visit family. It also means I … Continue reading The Filler Episodes
If you could change one personality trait about yourself, would you? Which one? [Emotional music plays] [SFX: ambient crowd noise, perhaps a café] Voice 1: I wish I was confident enough to ask my cute coworker out for coffee. [SFX: tattoo gun whirring, clamoring voices chanting encouragement] Voice 2: I wish I wasn’t so impulsive … Continue reading Prompt 247-Personality Change
Do you recycle? If so, what do you recycle? If not, why not? “Targets spotted,” Anne says softly. She sends the feed from her scanner directly to the visual processor in my cybernetic brain. Three men in tailored suits exit the sedan that has just pulled up to the transfer station. The scanner highlights their … Continue reading Prompt 244-Recycling
*inhales deeply* What is this? Air flowing through BOTH nostrils uninhibited? Lungs free and clear to be filled with beautiful spring air? I made it through an entire day without needing even a small catnap? Can this be? Dare I say it? Yes! My cold is gone! Over! Finito! And all it cost me was … Continue reading Oh To Be Human Again!
Do you have any piercings? Do you like them on other people? Does it matter where they are? I’ve had my ears pierced since I was a kid. I actually had to have them re-pierced once because they had closed up and I wanted to wear earrings again. It’s kind of funny because my right … Continue reading Prompt 243-Piercings