Hello every single person who reads my blog! I’m back! (sorry for the absence!)
Whoa! I didn’t even realize that it was the new year! Well, here are my favorite books that I read in 2012! I loved them all!
1. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Fahrenheit 451 really struck deep. It is a wonderful book. The ideas presented within it were very powerful in what they meant in today’s society. Ray Bradbury is practically a prophet! He somehow knew or guessed the future. This book almost makes me fear the future and what it could mean for books and reading!Read the rest of this entry →
Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers! We really appreciate you! Thank you to my own mother, for always putting up with my crap. She still knows I love her (right?)! In the comments section below, let’s discuss something good we remember about our mothers.
As the sudden burst of gunfire erupted behind me, I heard the bullet sing. I ducked and drew out a gun from my ankle holster and turned to shoot. The second bullet was better aimed, but I dodged behind a dumpster. I raised my head slowly above the dumpster and a hail of bullets followed. I sat down behind the dumpster and waited for my death.
I had felt followed for several months now. I was always looking over my shoulder. I could just feel the bullet sinking into me while my back was turned. I never once actually saw anyone follow me. I guess my paranoia was right.
I tried to check my pursuer’s position, hailing another volley of bullets, but in the darkness, I could not tell the distance. I sat back down to confront the many thoughts clambering for attention in my brain.
I am not afraid of death, but of what I would leave behind. I am a single mom with a young daughter. She hasn’t even learned to read yet. I want to see her grow up.
I stared off into the darkening distance, just barely registering the flash of the bullet leaving the gun.
Clang! The gate closing sounded like my doom, which it probably was. I stared down the ghost on the other side, free of the graveyard. She laughed, turned, and ran away with her hair flowing behind her. Read the rest of this entry →
My friend, my second half! What shall I do without you? Now a gaping hole Fills your space. Why, oh, why Were you taken, but not I? I was there, Right beside you. How you but not I? Read the rest of this entry →