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I will post prompts that I find/ have found here. If you find inspiration with these (which I hope you do) please let me know. I really like all of the prompts I find and I would love to see what you guys make of them. I'll change the prompts every week or so so that there is always something new.

Prompt #4
In an alternate universe, the caution sign "Children at play" is not what it seems. It is a warning.

The best way to start the day is with a cup of coffee and a good book.

When the Stars Are Dust

August 1, 2020


Tell me when the stars are dust
coating my pale fingers.
Tell me when the moon will fall
and the light from brilliance lingers.
Tell me when I dance
beneath a dying sky.
Tell me then and there
exactly how I die.

Because you know, don't you
Your face hides a million things.
I know you know I hate you
As every falling star sings.

Will you kill me simply because you can
and lay me on the cold, hard ground?
Will you kill me with a poisoned cup
to take my heavy crown?
Will you kill me like you did all before
with all your wicked lies?
Will you kill me just because
every princess dies?

Because you are here to kill
I can read that one truth on your face.
And you do not know that I can kill
And put you in your place.

Oh, I don't like to hurt people
the way you are willing to.
Oh, I won't hurt my people
just because of you.
Oh, I can't hurt the people
but I know you will.
Oh, I don't hurt these people
but I can leave you lying still.

I am a queen and I have secrets
Just like what you hide.
You are a killer with evil secrets
And you will keep it deep inside.

Tell me when the stars are dust
how I will die one day.
Tell me when the moon will fade
that you will run away.
Tell me how you tried to kill me
but I am here to stay.
Word Count: 260
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  • books4life

    also just an fyi that chapter 28 is out! :) I am constantly checking your page, can't wait for the next chapters of Death's Tales, Never Really Real, and Flying on Broken Wings!! :) *wow just typing that got my amped up lol*

    9 days ago
  • books4life

    btw: chapter 26 is out!

    13 days ago
  • books4life

    also, just wrote my response to the prompt, it's tilted, "Mind Readers in Math Class". Would love your thoughts!!

    18 days ago
  • books4life

    btw: chapter 24 is out for rose's flowers!

    19 days ago
  • Paisley Blue

    This is really beautiful! I love the imagery of the character dancing underneath a dying sky. Love this!

    19 days ago
  • books4life

    love. also can't wait to try out the prompt!! :)

    19 days ago
  • Stone of Jade

    this is so so so so so so so gorgeous. The rhyming is so perfect. I can never figure out rhyming for my poems. I'm working on it tho! But you make it seem so easy and the flow is so natural! great piece of work!

    19 days ago