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"You'd have to be an absolute fool to believe that!"
Write a story of less than 500 words containing this line.
Cult of the cosmos
Masturbating in the church bathroom
Bleeding onto the safety pins on the tile floor
Death by monotony or familiar fear
I want to vomit
Empty myself of all the garbage you fed me
My internal organs pink, tinged copper
Because poison leaves it’s mark on little girls
I want surgical scalpels between my ribs
I want to appear like my own savior
I want to keep you up all night
“You’d have to be an absolute fool to believe that!” She cried.
“Well I do.” I tell her.
“I ain’t buying it.” She said shaking her head.
“I thought you wouldn’t, but I hoped you would.”
Amy wrinkled her brow at me, she really doesn’t believe me. She’s supposed to be my friend but she doesn’t even believe me, though, to be fair, it does sound rather unlikely.
“It’s true.” I insist.
Once upon a time in a small village, there lived two neighbors named Thomas and Emily. Thomas was a grumpy old man who believed that all people were inherently bad. He thought that everyone was selfish, dishonest, and only out for their own gain. On the other hand, Emily was a kind-hearted woman who firmly believed that everyone had something good inside them, no matter how small.
One day, the vi...
“You’d have to be an absolute fool to believe that!” Jackson shouted.
“Then explain why she messaged me out of the blue. I don’t even know her. But, funny enough, YOU’VE been friends with her on Facebook for months and never mentioned it.” Darla countered.
“She’s just causing trouble for me.”
“Why? What motive would she have?”
Jackson fell silent and Darla had her answer. It wasn’t the first t...
(Glowing Tattoos Ch2)
The sound of shuffling on carpet made Kalissi stir. Her head was pounding like she’d been hit by a brick.
“Wait” She thought to herself, carefully opening her eyes to see a medium dog sized robot standing on two feet.
The robot looked like a more advanced version of the little girr robot from invader zim. Two large circular eye socket looking screens and a small robotic...
“So you really have nothing to say to ANYTHING I just said to you?” Marissa seethed, waiting for a response from her boyfriend that didn’t come. “Well Matthew?!”
He turned his eyes to her for a moment, taking her in lazily from head to toe, then turned his attention back to his phone, where it had been the entirety of their argument. “Is there something you WANT me to say?” He retorted, and Mari...
Diary Entry #2
January 2nd, 2023
Day off of school today! Binge time!
My mom made me go shopping with her. I saw that guy again.
He gave me a note this time, still said hi. Still a gentlemen in my eyes.
My mom teased me about him when we were going home.
I didn’t do as much binging as I would have hoped today, but at least I got to see that boy again…...
“You’d have to be an absolute fool to believe that!” Jeremiah shouted loudly at Angus. “You did not see Andre the Giant at Dutch Bros! He literally died thirty years ago.”
“Yes I did, Jer! He was standing there with a Soft Top, all seven feet of him,” he responded assuredly. “I’ve never been so sure of anything in my entire life.”
“He. Is. Dead. I promise, dude.”
“He obviously isn’t, I could re...
Diary Entry #1
January 1st, 2023 -
Today was boring, as usual. I got a A+ on my Spanish Quiz, B or something on my math one.
Had a sandwich for lunch.
I did meet someone today though. I ran into him on my way home from school. He didn’t say his name, but he did at least say hi. I would call that a gentleman. I said hi back to him, but for some reason it came out squeaky.
Diary, tell me, am I in...
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