Connected. Separated. Gleeful.
Write a story of no more than 10 sentences that incorporates these three words in a natural way.
A severed man,
connected by a ghost
that he hid inside.
Separated from the rest,
he will watch them die.
His arms are his legs,
and his legs are his hands.
His hands hold his eyes,
on his pupils he’ll stand.
He sees them walk,
over him on right feet.
He sees them walk,
but he can’t bend his knees.
The man tries to talk,
but the people, they leave.
The man tries to live,
but his life s...
Lucas and Lucy, or as they were otherwise known, the two Lu’s, were connected from birth. Or at least, that’s what everyone believed, because they were twins. But when they were separated during the war, they felt no difference in their lives whatsoever, apart from the immediate persecution they were having to suffer. Lucas was immediately sent to work at a construction site, where he would load a...
We had been connected at the hip since childhood, Jim and I, that is.
As thick as thieves and twice as mischievous; always planning, always, plotting, always pulling pranks.
Came with the territory; what with both of us having a set of parents with workaholic tendencies and their own prosperous businesses.
We had to fine solace in something and to us, that had been each other.
Too bad our p...
Do you remember back, oh my, 20+ years ago?
Back in college, all that crazy fun?
And the drama, that was there as well.
We were so connected back then.
But we aged, and moved on, as people do.
New lives, new interests, new paths.
Some for the better, some for worse.
We were separated.
But we reached out, decided to meet up again.
So gleeful, as if nothing had really changed!!...
All I could see was fire.All I could hear was screams.All I could think was this is the end.
I ran for my life.But there was nowhere to run.Trees burst into vicious flames as the ground shook as though it was a ticking bomb.Another explosion,and I was thrown back.The flames seemed endless and the wind howled,making them stronger.I was flat on my back and couldn’t move.This was the end.
We sat in the treehouse, our arms intertwined, one connected to the next like a string of musical notes. Our breaths were in synch, a perfect orchestra: inhale and exhale, all at once. Our hearts in time with one another like the beating of timpani drums. I remember feeling that this was it, that this was what heaven sounded like. Never could we be separated, forever together in a chorus of merrim...
The store is spacious but only two people are working. Four customers are ahead of my husband and me. We are told to sit and wait in the middle of the store while two bald buffoonish boobs assist other customers. As there are not two seats side by side, my husband and I sit across the store from each other. We make jokes to each other via text. We are separated, yet connected. From our last experi...
It came from the stars while I slept as its extraterrestrial vehicle burned up in our atmosphere. I was the sanctuary this unearthly life form chose to inhabit; we chose each other and were connected. Then the men came in their hazmat suits, flashing their badges and speaking of national security; their weapons and tools hurt us, separate us. They tear us apart, calling it unnatural, not understan...
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