• stephanie commented on the post, crystal 5 years, 1 month ago

    Clear and elegant
    Yet sharp and unfeeling
    Cold
    Apathetic
    Critical
    Who are we to say things are ‘crystal clear’?
    When we surround ourselves with fog

  • stephanie commented on the post, gamer 5 years, 11 months ago

    I never truly understood the term ‘gamer’ or was able to recognize a situation in which use of the word would be appropriate.

  • stephanie commented on the post, creative 5 years, 11 months ago

    I wish I were creative enough to write a really exciting narrative, but it appears that all my muses have flown the coop to leave me in my desolate wasteland of exhaustion and day-time television.

  • stephanie commented on the post, decoy 5 years, 12 months ago

    Grappling with the rope and fighting for dear life I could hear the screams of blood lust at my back. I noticed a flare in the distance and watched as the entire northern wing was lit ablaze. My pursuers watched in awe as their castle began to burn and then turned their eyes on me. I couldn’t help it- I grinned as wide as the sea before me. And…[Read more]

  • stephanie commented on the post, joyous 5 years, 12 months ago

    At the final grasp of rock, I hoisted my body and that of my younger brother over the side of the great mountain and was greeted by perhaps the most, earth-shattering, yet incandescently soft sunrise of my life. The air left my lungs along with years of hatred, the agonizing burden that begged for release. And as the shadows slowly danced away…[Read more]

  • stephanie commented on the post, blamed 6 years ago

    Her eyes were like daggers, those warm brown irises piercing me through the torrent of tears flowing like rivers down two mud-streaked cheeks. Those pupils had grown in the darkness and seemed that her hatred had expanded as well. Without a second thought, she’d raised her arm and before I could hear the crack, I felt it ricochet throughout the…[Read more]

  • stephanie commented on the post, arthritis 6 years ago

    Crack! Well, there goes the pinky. Now I only have 2 left. Thumb and middle finger, don’t fail me now!

  • stephanie commented on the post, stilts 6 years ago

    The man atop these skyscrapers stared down at my sister and me from such a scathing height that he saw fit to bend forward so far that his great, protruding, red nose touched Anna’s much smaller, pink nose and thus unleashed the most horrendous of shrieks from her equally small mouth.