The train has stopped and I mingle with the crowd coursing out, journeying up to the street where all go their own way. I am on the look out for a library.
“Wandering here in the wild
shadowed by the bright day
I look here, there, I’m a child,
liberate me from this dark play”
There is no one I encounter on my path; the sunlight pierces my eyes and I am going blind. The knowledge of truth is out of my reach.
And this is when I touch upon the undeniable sprout of insanity growing in me.
Written in consideration of Friday Fictioneers’ Weekly Prompt.
13 thoughts on “Liberate me: A 100 Word Story”
How nice to cross paths again Anmol.. we used to meet almost daily. I like this tale a lot, so sad when the books are out of your reach, and I could feel the sun burning my retina, to be blind could to me be either total blackness or total whiteness… both equally disturbing,
I think that sprout of insanity has consumed what’s left of my brain. Well done, HA.
It seems to me you have a lot going on in that head of yours. I’m not sure 100 words is enough. Keep writing!
So much to learn, at times difficult or seemingly out of reach. Far from a child my friend, you will gather strength to do what you need to do. Nice to see you and I hope you are well.
HA, Very creative piece. It’s sad when a library isn’t available.Well written. — Susan
insanity is not a bad thing…ha….especially when we find ourselves blinded from the truth….the library is def the place to be…so much to learn…i once read so much i strained my eyes and thought i was going blind….
I love the image of the undeniable sprout of insanity. Maybe that’s what really keeps us sane ….
Nice to see you back, even with that sprout of insanity. I think it must be common to artists and writers. Nicely done.
“The sunlight pierces my eyes and I’m going blind”-loved those lines.
“I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.”
― Edgar Allan Poe
It’s those bouts of sanity that you have to watch out for.
“It’s so nice to be insane, no one asks you to explain…”
Great story. Creative, unique and well written.
To be out of reach of knowledge is devastating, insanity seems a better place where we make our own rules.
liberate me from this dark play – my favorite line.