Pigeonholed

September 26, 2011
By IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven


Psst, you, yeah, you.
C’mere a second, I have somethin’ ta tell ya, something that’ll blow your mind outta the water, princess.
Trust me, you’ve never heard this one before.
Lean in close; lemme whisper it inta’ yer ear, soft and sweet.
…Wait… never mind that, ya might actually want ta’ sit down.
Here, park yer seat on this here bench, it might be hard on the posterior, but it’s always been a pal to me, especially on warm summer nights, when spiders are a’prowlin’ in the soft grass. Winter nights, mind you, are a ‘nother story altogether, but it sure beats sleepin’ on the snow.
Ya com-fert-able now? Good, ‘cause like I said, this one’s gonna blow your mind out of the water, I guarantee it.

Life, as you know it, as I know it, as that constable over there eyein’ us all weird knows it, is nothin’ but a dream.
Who’s dream it is, whether it’s yours, mine, all of us together’s, or an a’sleepin’ God’s, is anybody’s guess. (Though, just between you and me, I’m a’guessin’ it’s mine, and let’s hope I don’t wake up anytime soon.)

What? You don’t believe me? Okay, fine, maybe hopin’ the dream is mine was just high as’spire-ations, but the rest of it is true, or could be, anyhow.
Just ask that pigeon over there, he’ll tell you all about it; after all, he’s the one who told me.


The author's comments:
Written for a short story contest.

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on Feb. 11 2013 at 6:51 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Thank you :) Absolutely, thanks for the heads up!

on Jan. 13 2013 at 12:05 pm
In_Love_with_Writing GOLD, Easton, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Phillipians 4:13

Now this is awesome. I really liked the style of this!! Great job!! Oh and IamtheshyStargirl, can you check out my new story True Beauty?

on May. 10 2012 at 7:27 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Thank you so much for your in-depth comment! :D I love hearing about what my writing means to my readers personally, thanks again!

on May. 10 2012 at 7:21 pm
DifferentTeen PLATINUM, Seaford, Delaware
32 articles 2 photos 332 comments

Favorite Quote:
"There’s no such thing as true love, just spurts of insanity—falling over and over again, thinking that won’t happen to me"

Oh my that was so intriguing. I loved the style, it's not at all what you'd typically read on here. I could just picture some hobo-ish young man with a hole-y top hat, like that guy from Mary Poppins who cleans chimneys. Maybe its not him, but this just reminds me of some character from a movie. Also its reminds me of Animal Crossing, a mix of Lyle, the busdriver, and Resetti. Haha I'm such a dork. This piece was really cool, I enjoyed it. Good work, keep writing!

Aderes47 GOLD said...
on Mar. 6 2012 at 12:08 pm
Aderes47 GOLD, Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
Henry Drummond

I really want to see Inception, just never got the chance.

I think the meaning of life is to find your true passion, your true love and to have children and to become closer to God.

You are so very welcome, good friend. :)


on Mar. 5 2012 at 4:20 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

That sounds very Inception-y :D What do you think the meaning of life is, Aicha?

Thanks for commenting, this is one of my favorite pieces, and it means much to me that you like it :)


Aderes47 GOLD said...
on Mar. 3 2012 at 9:03 pm
Aderes47 GOLD, Cambridge, Massachusetts
11 articles 0 photos 897 comments

Favorite Quote:
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
Henry Drummond

I agree with wordjunkie. :)

Life sometimes feels like a very, long crazy dream. Maybe that's all what it is. 

Maybe when we die, the first thing we do is sit down and tell an angel about it. 

 


on Oct. 31 2011 at 4:53 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Thanks, wordjunkie :)

on Oct. 30 2011 at 6:00 pm
wordjunkie BRONZE, Houston, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
Those who say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

This is good! I like the accent in the writing and the way you can't really tell if the speaker is crazy or not. It's fun, and yet still has depth.

on Oct. 20 2011 at 6:41 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Oh, that makes a lot of sense, cool :)

leafy said...
on Oct. 20 2011 at 5:04 pm
leafy, City, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Gil: I would like you to read my novel and get your opinion. 
Ernest Hemingway: I hate it. 
Gil: You haven't even read it yet. 
Ernest Hemingway: If it's bad, I'll hate it. If it's good, then I'll be envious and hate it even more. You don't want the opinion of another writer. 

You're welcome! And yah, flash fiction is an even shorter version of a short story, often it doesn't have a definite plot, it's a detailed description with lots of imagery and symbolism, a conversation, etc :)

on Oct. 20 2011 at 4:16 pm
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Thankee prettily, Leafy :)

To be quite honest, I've never heard of flash fiction, would you care to illuminate me?


leafy said...
on Oct. 19 2011 at 7:38 am
leafy, City, Other
0 articles 0 photos 682 comments

Favorite Quote:
Gil: I would like you to read my novel and get your opinion. 
Ernest Hemingway: I hate it. 
Gil: You haven't even read it yet. 
Ernest Hemingway: If it's bad, I'll hate it. If it's good, then I'll be envious and hate it even more. You don't want the opinion of another writer. 

Very nice! I loved your colloquialism and it being all in dialogue, yet you still showed us the details. Overall, it's a very well-written flash fiction 5/5


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