Friday, October 18, 2013

No Powerful Magic

Trifextra: Week Ninety 



Congratulations to the winners of Week 99!!

On now to our quick little Trifextra prompt.  Katherine Paterson, author of Bridge to Terabithia, wrote, “It's like the smarter you are, the more things can scare you.”  We are looking for a 33-word explanation of what scares you (or your character). - See more at: http://www.trifectawritingchallenge.com/#sthash.mGhTrElE.dpuf



I've searched all the mystical places I've built inside my mind.

And weep, for there is no spell, nor enchanted sword
To protect the children from the monsters that walk here 

Among us 

28 comments:

  1. Oh, this is so spot on. It's a terrifying thought for any parent. Those last two words pack a punch. Well done!

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  2. MY favorite, because it's so true. I want to protect ALL of us, not just our children from the evil in our world. I would truly like to give the world a hug.

    wow, Renee, this was beautiful.

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  3. Oh this is really good and its very true. Monsters lie within all of us, but some are particularly keen.

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  4. That is so sad and yet so true! Very, very good!

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  5. Yes! This is so true. I struggle with being over-protective...the knowledge that I need to let them have space, but the fear that the moment I do, something bad will happen.

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  6. This is probably my greatest fear, too.

    perfectly written

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  7. When the shield of righteousness is there , no fear can touch anyone.

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  8. One of the best entries I have read so far :) Great job!

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  9. I'm worried enough about my dog. I can't even imagine being a parent!

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  10. I relate so much as a parent. Well done.

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  11. I love the idea of the mystical places built inside your mind...beautiful piece!

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  12. Terrible when you can';t even hide out in your mind!

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  13. So very, very true, I've been blessed but know what you write is truly a monster that haunts us all.

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  14. This is so sad and so scary. A haunting reality.

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  15. Those monsters... indeed very scary and true.

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  16. You just have to do your best with the power that you have.

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  17. So True! Living monsters are very scary and getting scarier !

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  18. Real life horror stories are so much worse than the ones on the big screen, aren't they?

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  19. Great take on the prompt! The horror is in life too.

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  20. My daughter goes off to college next fall. I'll worry all the time.

    Excellent Renee-and my fear level is through the roof now!

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  21. This is so beautifully written and so very true.

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  22. This is beautifully written, and cuts straight to the heart of things. Brilliant.

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  23. Nicely done. A very real fear for parents today. So many monsters.

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  24. So true. Thanks for linking up! Be sure to come back and vote for your favorites.

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