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Prompt: Write about a time everything changed in the blink of an eye.   Today's isn't a happy one, I'm afraid. The first thing that came to mind when I read this prompt was the moment I discovered my ex-fiance was cheating on me. I was having computer troubles (in that my computer kept crashing …

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Today's is a heavy-hitter. Prompt: Name one thing you have lied to yourself about. Why did you do this?   This is a tough one. The biggest and worst lie I've ever told myself is "I'll be okay if X." It's the internal equivalent of telling people you're fine when you're actually anything but. It's …

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1% of the way there 😛 Prompt: What is your favorite work of art? What do you love about it? I try to expose myself to as much art as possible; it boosts my creativity and sends me to blank pages with a smile. Most of this art comes in the form of browsing online …

Day 189

Continuation of Day 188.   I trail my hand down Rex's chest, sunlight playing across that pale expanse. "Do you ever think about getting out?" I twist my neck to look up at his face. He's staring at the ceiling, pointedly avoiding eye contact. "Sometimes," I sigh, pulling him closer. "What's on your mind?" He's …

Day 157

Prompt: go to a random playlist and write an entry inspired by the first song you hear. My song is Air by Hellberg & Teqq & Taylr Renee.   Jan plunks down at the table beside me as I'm mid-ogle at Brandon Daniels. "Earth to Alyssa, anyone home in there?" "Hmm?" I reply absently, wondering …

Day 155

Prompt: go to a random playlist and write an entry inspired by the first song you hear. For mine, the song is Fractal by Itvara.   I slip under the surface of the water, activating my rebreather and waiting for Roan to join me. He sinks down, tugging me with him, a stream of bubbles …

Day 134

Prompt: On the road/vacations.   I swig the last of my beer and lean back looking out over the lake. It's quiet here, cabins mostly empty, the summer tenants having not yet arrived. I close my eyes and breathe in the crisp air. Paradise.  Jake joins me on the porch, bringing beer refills and a …