Inspired by Kendall Ripleys
A creature that has lived in a dark cave for its whole life experiences light for the first time.
Write a heavily descriptive piece about this experience.
I have lived
Surrounded by this darkness
But that was before you
Beautifully tragic you
A phantom I am always chasing
Your sunlight hits me
In a sliver of gentle light
You trace my face
Teasing me of your love
Scattering before I can truly
For a fleeting moment I am safe
Then the darkness envelops me once mo...
He had waited 14 years for this moment. The days felt as if they kept slowing down, the sun taking eternity to set and another eternity to rise once more. Now he was ready. Excitement overwhelmed him as he accepted the challenge. He stepped into the open world, his vulnerable soul on display for all to see.
He wondered around, exploring the new world that opened up in front of him. He saw other a...
I remember being 8. The first time I was aware of its presence. Sitting on the floor spiralling, sobbing because I could finally grasp eternity, death. The darkness had weaved its way in until it was all I knew. I didn’t expect to get better, no one could explain or diagnose, no one could save me from myself. I’d fall through time each word a sharp rock scratching my scar ridden arms as I passed t...
I opened up my wings, stretching them out as I a yawed. I breathed and smoke filled the cave causing the a little creature that scurried in to sneeze.
I heard the little fur-ball dash away and I, bored, followed it. Listening to the sounds of its paw steps sad scent to locate it.
It scurried farther and further away from the depths of the cave. It was almost at the spot where the cave widens, a...
Once upon a time
And I loved every moment of it
In the moment that is
I fell apart
My heart was torn apart
I was torn to pieces
I became as fragile as glass
I fell down
And no matter who tried to help
I stayed down
There where I was broken,
I rolled like a token
Into a place where my heart had shade
And at last
Again I felt safe
I closed the entrance
Locked myself inside
The creature lies wake
We can hear it breathe
To our disarray
We hang from apartments
Cold and still
But out to the footnote
Here watching us
Is everything we lost
I’m the eyes of the devil
We’ll reach the next level
If god is watching us
This lets him know we’re lost
In this cave
On our knees
To the glowing red eyes
It seems we might win
Hero’s never die...
It cautiously reached out an amber paw onto the beige colored dirt outside the cave. It had never seen dirt in this color before. Dirt was dark brown, like the skins of the otters from the lake.
It’s paw landed on the patch of beige ground. There was a tingling sensation that turned into a burning. The creature yelped and drew its paw back.
But the creature was brave. It stuck its snout out an...
This... this... thing, it fills the air like a poisonous gas, electric and dangerous, blinding and white.
Tears pool, my eyelids are sewed shut with the weight of this awful creature called light.
I grope at the walls like a blind man, fingers feeling for that naughty little switch.
I sigh with relief, my eyes pop open, comforted by the cool, damp air. My fists...
Hullock emerged from his cave, where he had resided for his entire life. He was about a century old, but he had never experienced light. He had eyes, but his whole life, it was as if he was blind. When he exited the dark cavern, a blinding light came from a large yellow ball in the sky, and Hullock recoiled. Not knowing what this mysterious thing called “light” was, Hullock continued to stare at t...
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