Write a story about a child creating a time capsule to be opened in 500 years.
What they include could be silly or useless, or maybe they have some interesting thoughts about the future.
In a small town nestled amidst rolling hills, a curious and imaginative child named Oliver had a grand idea. He had recently learned about time capsules in school and was captivated by the concept of preserving a piece of the present to be discovered by future generations. Determined to leave his mark on the world, Oliver decided to create a time capsule of his own, to be opened in 500 years.
A ragged mouth ripped from the earth. Massive, gnarled black walnut’s roots gaped back at Connie. She squatted over the hole reaching. Entangled in the upturn roots, a swollen wood box peeked out. Hurricane Helen had strengthened over the Atlantic before hitting the east coast.
Connie brushed at the clods of mud. The soften wood box broke away in her hands in sweet rotten chunks. Tightly she he...
Samia finished packing her last item into the box.
“There!” she said.
Picking it up, she walked out of her bedroom to her backyard. She buried the time capsule two feet deep. Then she put something in an envelope—a map of her backyard, with the address printed at the top. An x marked the spot where the capsule lay buried, where messy writing noted it was ‘2ftdeep’. She kept it near ...
Dear people from later
Maybe you are my great great grand children
Or maybe you don’t know me at all
Yet I’m writing to you
And I’m offering you this
Dear people from later
Let me explain what is here
You probably have no idea what this is
A poem, written on paper with a pencil
(I put one in there just in case)
I put in there an mp3 player
It’s a little bit old
But my mom won’t buy me a new phon...
(so this isn't exactly in line with the promt, but I wanted practice for a sort of narrative essay style because I'm working on my college essays and I don't really know what I'm doing.)
Time capsules are a unique form of preservation. Most forms, whether fossils, or pictures, or diaries, are focused. They capture one shape, or moment, or thought process. A time capsule, however, allows for many ...
If you are reading this it is not too late. Watch your back. They are taking over. Smash all of your technology, they’re listening, watching.
The government use it, the technology. Don’t listen. Resist the brain washing. Resist. Please, for the sake of humanity.
I am writing this out of fear for the future. No one will listen. I hoped you might.
Read a book, draw a picture, play ...
My parents helped me bury it in the backyard, but they didn’t know what was inside. I had written about the current historical events. You see, I love writing. I have been preparing this essay for about a year. I have been writing a little bit everyday. I’ll show you how to do it: First, research about the news from different points of views. Then, write a little entry each day, like a dairy. Expl...
Look at my time capsule!
What shall I put in it?
Maybe a candle
To see the insides lit.
Before it goes into the ground,
Before it is found.
“It surely will go out.”
You don’t know for sure
So why do you doubt?
Maybe some seeds
That’ll grown into trees
Wiped out in the future or maybe the past
Either way, now those trees will last
To show everyone
What they almost would’ve done.
“That’s silly, ...
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