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Prompt Eleven- 26 Sentences
Create a short story in 26 sentences. Each sentence should start with a different letter of the alphabet, starting with 'a' and ending with 'z'. As many words as you want but the alphabet has to go in order! Ready... Set... Go!
A year and two months ago my life changed.
Before it, I was this happy go-lucky teen, ready to take on the world.
Change happens so fast.
Don’t believe what everyone tells you; “Take your time,” “You have a lifetime.”
Even though, I knew once I left high school my life would be different, I didn’t expect it to be so drastic.
For years I told myself I wouldn’t fall into the traps my classmates had.
Here I am turning 19 and I don’t even know what I like anymore.
I used to be into horseback riding and slumber parties and now it’s all parties, drinking and smoking.
Just yesterday, I could barely get through class without the constant cravings.
Killing me slowly is the nicotine rush that swims through my veins, begging for more.
Love is a distant memory since all I love now is my next high and I just ditch that one for the next.
Maybe it was always supposed to be this way.
Not that I had a plan before, but I did have dreams.
Only my closest friends know that, though and they’re all long gone.
People now see me as this party girl, looking for a good time and a place to hang out.
Quitting is too far away for me to reach to.
Really, I don’t want to stop.
Stopping would mean feeling and I’m not ready for it.
Time is running out and in my last breaths all I can think of my broken soul crumbling inside me.
Until now, it was a joke, an excuse to act my age and live without responsibilities.
Veering off the road was a mistake.
Willing myself to just die here already and end my torment was choice.
X marks the spot and it should be my grave that I lay in now.
Yet as the ambulance lights flash in the distance I know I’ll be saved and brought back into a black, heartless, dog eat dog world.
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