ollieollie

United States of America

Um......hi

Over the past year, I defeated a fear of other people, learned the value of clarity and brevity, fought writer's block, and developed pride in my words.

Now I am a writer with a love for onomatopoeias and an affinity for semicolons.

Message to Readers

I started with an idea for this one, but it kinda turned into a different thing halfway through, so I just let it happen.

Any feedback is greatly appreciated!

Weeds

February 11, 2018

PROMPT: Intersection

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We mow our grass and manicure our lawns. Grow our roses and weed our gardens. Nature, however is in none of these things.

Nature is not pretty. It is not clean. It is not constrained.

Nature is the mouse that lives under your floors, who found his way in despite your best efforts.

Nature is the birds whose song wakes you up far too early in the morning, and who laugh as you curse them.

Nature is the rain that pours down and floods the streets, uncaring of the inconvenience it causes.

The small patches of beautified green trapped in our cities is not nature. Nature is overwhelming, powerful, and certainly not something we can control.

Because when we are all dead and buried, there will still be weeds growing on top of our graves.

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  • RedWriter

    This is really straight-forward, and I love the message


    almost 2 years ago