Day 102

No prompt or continuation today, just a fresh post. I’m feeling fiction. The air is warm around me as I stretch before curling up again. My eyes feel heavy, lead eyelids weighing them down, as I drift in that quasi-conscious state. Jack is on the couch next to me, eyes intent on the movie. I …

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Day 99

Prompt: an isolated place.   I wake up just as we're passing another car, an awkward moment of eye contact through windows as I blink myself back to consciousness. "Hey there, sleepyhead. How was your nap?" Grumbling, I shift in the seat, rolling my head to face Shaun. "Mmmm, good. Where are we?" "Well, you …

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Day 84

This is a continuation of Day 83. Prompt: Nothing changes or nothing had changed (open ended).   We lapse into silence, each working on homework, Alex playing background music from his laptop. It's a comfortable silence between us after the last year as coworkers, broken only when the accelerator readout indicates samples are ready to be …

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Day 82

Prompt: Nothing changes or nothing had changed (open-ended).   As I turn onto the street holding my childhood home, my heart speeds up. I drive slowly, telling myself it's in case there are children playing near the road even though I know I'm procrastinating the inevitable. A lot has changed since I was last here; …

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Day 81

I am hoping to catch up on all my writing soon! It's been a crazy couple weeks for me. Prompt: Nothing changes or nothing had changed (open-ended).   I wake up to beeping, groggily reaching toward the sound. My hand smacks the coffee table, a cold sharp pain that jars me fully awake. The TV …

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Day 77

Since I had a short writing yesterday, I'm going to continue it today. Prompt: everything changes or everything had changed.   My father is quiet for a moment, studying my face. He looks remarkably the same, like no time has passed, like this whole place is sealed in time. "Hello, Jane," he says, stepping to …

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