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30 Day Writing Challenge - Day 1

Day 1: Write your own myth describing what happens to people when they die.


Upon death, we merge with the stream of energy all around us. This infinite essence – an infinence – propels the forces of life. It nudges early buds of spring through soil; it bathes bare skin with vital warmth; it teases withered leaves from trees; it blankets the ground in icy drifts. Never slowing. Ever-flowing. To start the cycle anew.

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sec7470
Jan 02, 2022

In a perfect world, we would all die peacefully in our sleep. We slip comfortably and warmly into bed, reflecting on the day's moments, thinking of tomorrow's intentions; reading ourselves to sleep, hoping the words on the page might conjure dreams to continue the story. As we drift into slumber, we lay there, our world in black, we simply breathe our last breath and our story ceases to continue. No pain, no fear, no knowledge that our heart has drummed the very last beat of its life's rhythm.


No life flashing before our eyes. No soul rising from our corpse. No white light guiding us toward the heavens. We may go back into the earth to become fuel for th…


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jenniferleigh
Jan 02, 2022
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Beautifully written! Thank you so much.

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