Welcome to the 100 Themes Challenge!
Welcome to the 100 Themes Challenge!
86. Seeing RedThe entire time Carson has known him, Aaron has worn glasses. From what Carson has seen, the frames are always blue (Carson's pretty sure that's been Aaron's favorite color since birth), and they are always top of the line. Even as a child, Aaron was vain enough to brag about them. When Carson first met Aaron, when they were only five, he had never seen glasses beforenot on anyone he cared about, at leastso the spectacles absolutely fascinated him, much to Aaron's disdain.86. Seeing Red by Psijay
It was because he didn't understand them, Carson's pretty sure. Aaron told him that they helped him see; that he was far-sighted, so sometimes reading would give him terrible headaches that the glasses would prevent. This didn't mean much to Carson, however. It just meant Aaron had something he didn't, and he wanted them.
So he stole them on a regular basis.
'Stole' was probably too malicious a word. It turned into a game for the two of them: Carson tried to snatch the spectacles, and Aaron did his best t
The Golden Sunflower Seed - 3The Golden Sunflower Seed - 3 by kalsagnia
On the outskirts of the city there was a large stretch of grassland. A lone oak tree grew here, impressively tall with a thick, sturdy trunk. And in that trunk there was a small wooden door, painted blue. Beyond it was a set of stairs leading down to a series of roundish rooms connected by a network of tunnels and passageways.
This was Taro’s warren. His safe haven from the world, because everyone else was too big to fit inside it. And now he was leaving it behind.
The tree was bathed in misty morning sunlight as he locked the door. Upon his back he wore a rucksack carrying everything he thought he would need for his journey. Food, water, a map and a compass (not that he knew how to use it), the library book, a spare set of clothes and some money. Rolled up on top of the rucksack was a sleeping bag.
Taro took in a deep breath and let it out slowly.
This is it, he thought. The journey to greatness starts now!
He gazed across the grasslands at the dist
wordsI miss youwords by wei-en
when you’re not there
to keep me in balance
I miss you
when you leave me running
without anything to mark
the path I’ve taken
and nobody to run with
I miss you
when the confusion that
tells me there is no difference
between up and down on the
brink of sleep
leaks into my waking hours
I just miss you
because I love you very much
(please come back soon)
pre-dawnTomorrow morningpre-dawn by wei-en
picks me up
outside the bar
when the moon
in the sky.
Her lips draw
a fine line
in her tired face
and the blood runs
from her knuckles
when I slur that I’m
surprised she came.
The light from
an oncoming car
whites out her
face for a
“Why do you always forget
I am already here for you?”
54. tower I .54. tower by wei-en
a mountain on the ocean
a mountain above all others
that blots out the sky
and moves the horizon
out of line
how fearsome, this body
that rises out of the water
to drown –
you make me feel so small
i cannot see behind you, i
don’t know what it looks
like on the other side
i am being conquered by
the junction between
incline and restless
sea, shoulder and neck,
mind under matter
my reign has ended under
the mightiest tombstone
in my sight
24. WantFor :icon100themeschallenge:, Variation 2, Part 24: Want. I don't own The Legend of Zelda. This is Link x Dark. Enjoy!24. Want by AkuDemyfan
Such a strong word
And having so many possibilities
From easy to hard it can range
From menial task into something horrible
How many times is it said without one’s thinking?
I know I have used it often
I know I haven’t given it much of thought
But in the end..... What do I truly want?
The answer is simple
I smile as I think it through
I want you
But not the
Her BirthdayShe was perfect.Her Birthday by GentlemanAnachronism
But then, that was hardly surprising. He had created her to be.
In scientific terms, she was a marvel of genetic engineering. A manmade wonder, harbinger of a new line of beings who were more than superhuman - they could hardly be called anything resembling human at all. Humans were weak, unreliable, prone to disease and unprofitable mutation. They were slow, practically deaf and blind when compared to any other predator, lacking a sense of smell strong enough to be of any use, lacking the claws and teeth to bring down an enemy when unarmed, lacking and deficient in almost every respect. Soft. Pathetic. Breakable. Prone to unwanted emotion.
She was perfect.
She had not been so when he started work, of course. He had wanted an existing model to base his improvements on, not a test-tube grown creature, and she had fit the bill for that quite admirably. So had many others, at the beginning, but the experiments and augmentation had proven all but her defecti
03 -LightGlistening through the window pane,03 -Light by SarahAurelie
I try to keep my eyes shut,
covering my head.
Something forces me up,
eyes wide open,
Some days, I wish it wouldn't.
#44- Two Roads#44- Two Roads by leangreenlimabean
So, you and Sam, huh?" he said after a few awkward moments of silence, his warm brown eyes unusually cold. I glanced at him, surprised.
"Yeah, why?" I asked, suspicious.
"I don't know, I just thought I'd be a little harder to get over than that." His tone was light, but I could sense the layers of hurt underneath. He'd been hoping that I would still be pining for him. I clenched my fists angrily. How dare he? He was the one that left me, not the other way around!
"It wasn't really that hard," I replied coolly, and he grimaced visibly, as if someone had hit him.
"Does he even know what you are? A Selkie?" Milo accused. I gritted my teeth. I knew what game he was playing. "I mean, you can't have a relationship with someone when you're keeping secrets. Not a real one, anyway. It's just a cop out."
That did it. I rounded on him, jabbing my finger at his chest. "You're one to talk, Milo! You have no right to just come waltzing back here, expecting me to fall into your arms again, after you
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