'Thank you. For nothing.'
Include this sentence in a story or poem. Use this opportunity to explore different aspects of emotion, and what may lead your characters to this sentence.
I’ve been sober three years, did you know that?
Alcohol used to make me suicidal.
I think even now, it still would.
I wasn’t stupid for feeling weak, I was stupid for trusting the one person who wasn’t supposed to let me down.
And I guess I was tired of being let down.
I was let down a few too many times, I think.
That time, when I broke the windshield, and pushed a car across a busy inters...
I find myself laying in the middle of an isolated red rock that’s floating in nothing but darkness. I leap to my feet, searching for him. “Come out!” I shout. “Where are you?!”
Out of the darknees emerges a pair of immense, red eyes, piercing through the darkness. Then descending is a figure dressed in shadow, white hair and yellow fangs. A void in the center of it’s chest. It speaks, "You summon...
I really hope you’re doing well.
I really hope you know
you put us kids through hell.
That first line is a lie
and I hope you can tell.
I don’t think you ever
really tried to get well.
I remember going door to
door to ask for food.
Do you not realize asking
a child to do that is fucking crude?
Cashing out the food stamps
just to snort your pills?
Signed me out of sophomore...
I have only two things I hate in this world. Pineapples on pizza, and negative people. Unfortunately for me, the heavens decided to punish me for an unknown sin, by sending Satans spawn down to earth and into my office. Did I say Satans spawn? I meant Daniel.
The only way I can describe him is a walking, talking news channel, blasting all but the worst terror going on in the world. If he talks ab...
Thank you, for nothing
No really, it’s true
I’m stuck outside in 60 degree heat
Just waiting for something to sprout
My head is empty, which is surprising
No desire to say
No words I want to say
Drainage is real
Just let me relax with my dog
Oh indeed, my dog
She is a beautiful thing, but I will express more
Her birthday shall come up, and that will be inspiration for ...
Nothing in the news today.
No wars, No politics.
Nothing causing me a frown.
Thank you. For Nothing.
Nothing to worry about today.
No ill sentiments.
No trips to the store.
No endless quest for “more”.
The Sun rises and smiles across the sky.
The breeze blows in the trees.
Thank you for making me feel
Like I was so special.
Thank you for seeming to be
The man of my dreams.
Thank you for telling me
You couldn’t live without me.
Thank you for convincing me
You were different than the rest.
Thank you for confessing
Your love that one evening.
Thank you for showering me
With unending praise.
Thank you for admitting
You couldn’t do better.
Thank you for helping me
Thank you, for nothing.
Thank you for not being there when I was learning how to ride a bike.
Thank you for being occupied while my brain was malleable.
For forgetting to teach me.
For being cruel.
For pushing me away.
For missing milestones.
Thank you for never being there, for showing me a father figure isn’t imperative.
That I’m happy and healthy and healed.
Thank you for nothing and that...
My hands tremble as I muster the courage to talk to him, so I squeeze them together. I look up to see his face, so beautiful, and his eyes, innocently studying me. He looks nervous, and I have the sudden urge to hold him, comfort him, and tell him that everything will be alright. But then I recall his lips on another woman and his hands... I don't even want to think about the rest. I steel my reso...
To the man who I used to love the most,
I just want to say from the bottom of my heart.
Thanks for nothing.
Yes…thanks for nothing.
You didn’t make me feel happy at all.
In fact, you made me feel shitty as if you stepped on a piece of glass.
I was that useless piece of glass.
I’m very glad you broke and cut me off.
It felt like a huge sigh of relief.
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