premature hopepremature hope9 years ago in WFA Hope Contest More Like This
Sixteen with shaking hands and a nervous stomach I sit in the waiting room of the doctors building.
Isnt it the worst thing?
I wring my hands and stare at each person sitting opposite me in sequence. Theyre not concerned; they sit with their legs crossed, their arms supporting some outdated magazine, obscuring their face. Their feet tap with silent impatience, every few moments they utter a cough or a clearing of the throat and the sound shakes me just a little. I wish I were here for a cold
How I wish.
Serves me right. Serves me right is what my mother would say if she were sober. Shed wag a yellowed finger in front of my eyes and tell me its what I deserve for been so irresponsible. Maybe so. And maybe I would swallow her words then, if it werent for the fact that I wasnt irresponsible.
I was forced.
I shudder. I think the shake must reverberate down the seat because the old man beside me throws me a glance.
Here comes this newfound
Before it was too late.I was walking on the streets of heaven when I saw an old lady sitting on the roadside helplessly in extreme suffering. I thought the children who have forsaken their mother in such cruel way deserve the raging fires of hell. She was partially bald. She had wrinkles all over her face and sunken eyes. When I approached her, she took her face away from me. I tried to look her closely and was shattered into pieces because of the shame I felt. She was my mother earth and I couldn't even recognize her because of her such miserable condition. I couldnt believe that what I had started ignorantly as a part of industrial revolution was carried forward to such an extent that my fellow brothers and sisters who are worshipers of commercialism had made her bald in the mayhem of deforestation. She was completely dehydrated which caused wrinkles all over her body. Her face had a layer of smoke residue over her as if someone has smoked zillions of cigarettes over her face.Before it was too late.8 years ago in Written Submissions More Like This
I couldnt see her