E.M.’s Answer to Suffering – FPQ #141

This week, Fandango's Provocative Question asks: Do you agree that human suffering can be beneficial and that suffering is a necessary part of the human condition? Why or why not? My answer is this: Whether I agree or agree to disagree, suffering should not be necessary to live life. I do not believe that every …

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Sebastian’s Story – Part 6

Back in Arkansas, Fiona had worked meticulously to become a nurse, and she had paid her way all by herself.  Her husband left her and Davina when Davina was Sebastian’s age, and she had not seen or heard from him since.  The city they lived in was small and gossip-ridden.  You know the ones…everyone knew …

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Pain and Progress: Inner Demons

I walk about like a wraith. The resemblance of my inner demons more than of myself. Cloudy and murky in the past tense of who I was. Current in suffering that comes to be the person I am today. My pain is present, existent to impel me to my goals. I have to monopolize on …

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The Surprise in the Darkness

This week’s Story Starter teaser is: I heard a voice calling out my name from inside the house, and when I opened the door… my hand navigated the darkness to find the light switch on the wall. I recognized the voice beckoning my attention, but I was oblivious to why my daughter was sitting in …

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E.M.’s Movie Truths – Truthful Tuesday 10/26/21

Each Tuesday of every week, PCGuyIV hosts a prompt called Truthful Tuesday, and he poses a question to gain our versions of the truth. This week the question is about movies. The Question Have you been to any movies that you absolutely expected to enjoy, but ended up hating? Or perhaps you went begrudgingly to …

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My World – Frightful Edition

Name something you wouldn’t want to run into in a dark forest or in an abandoned building  (yeah it’s a retread.  But there are new participants to SYW too who probably never answered it). Zombies, clowns, or porcelain dolls that come alive...all three of them scare the bajeebies out of me. Needless to say, I am …

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Sebastian’s Story – Part 5 FFFC #141

Chapter 2 The lights flashed atop the officer’s vehicle, a blue and white Caprice, as he exited it.  He looked around in caution, as most do in that profession, and the young officer approached Fiona’s driver-side window as she rolled it down with her hand quickly.  She had been fidgeting with the pearl-looking button on …

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Sunday Ramble – Anxiety, Wind, and Otherwise

Hello everyone! I have had a bad mental health weekend since I am getting used to the new meds. My highs are really high, and my sleep has been non-existent due to the highs making me like a kid jacked up on sugar, except for an entire week. I think in 5 days that I …

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