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I'm 17
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Wolfdog owner
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I'm no fighter
But I am a writer

Human Breath #cwcfirstcontest

September 14, 2018


It was, historically, the day everyone died.

It had risen from the depths of the oceans and burst into the currents. It whispered into the ears of sailors and passengers. Unseen, without so much as a smell, it slipped into their lungs and stole their ability to breathe. It made for a quiet passing as it spread through the world, caught on ships and the wind.

Before midnight had passed, the world was, for the first time in thousands of years, deprived of the sound of human breath.
Credit for the contest goes to the Corner Writing Club. Check them out!


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  • Kahasai

    Thank you! I'm glad I succeeded.

    almost 2 years ago
  • Johanna

    This piece is beautiful! The detailed wording really etched an image in my mind.

    almost 2 years ago
  • Kahasai

    Thank you. :)

    almost 2 years ago
  • ollieollie

    the mystery and description of this piece is very effective. I had a clear image of the event, which is what makes it memorable. great job!

    almost 2 years ago
  • Kahasai

    Thank you. :)

    almost 2 years ago
  • stormguard798

    That simple, flowing language juxtaposes really nicely against the actual gravity of the annihilation of an entire race, which leads to a calming serenity despite the situation. Good job.

    almost 2 years ago