He Walks Alone (a story prompted story)

A haunting tale from Louise. Enjoy! And have a wonderful weekend!

Dare Boldly

There is a moon filled sun and a man.

There is a day that became a forever night and a man alone.

There is a city. Silent in the darkness of the moon darkened sun.

There is a man who walks alone. Always.

Once there was life.

It is gone. Void. Expired.

The moon came and stole the light. And all life was forgotten.

Except for the man. He walks alone. By himself. Always.

Not frightened. Not scared. Just alone. Like a memory that cannot die, he is trapped in the darkness.

No one asks him what he is doing in the darkened day of the city. There is no one there to ask.

He is not curious this man walking alone.

He has no thoughts to make his mind wonder.

Once, there had been curiosity. Wonder. A city filled with people building, creating, doing.

And then, the moon came…

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16 thoughts on “He Walks Alone (a story prompted story)

  1. rijanjks says:

    Wow! This is almost poetic in the rhythm and flow of the story. And who would have ever thought to cast the moon as the antagonist? Well-done!

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  2. areilly88 says:

    It’s a good representation of what it’s like to suffer from depression, I think. I wonder if that was your intention?

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  3. I know I’m supposed to comment on the story, But look at those gorgeous blossoms against a beautiful blue sky!! 🙂

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  4. Another absolute gem. Have a beautiful weekend! 🙂

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