Key no. 100

Wednesday

Free Write

Allow the prompt to sink in and inspire you. Shoot for 200+ words. Stretch your imagination and aim for FICTION. Don’t forget to hold yourself accountable and drop it in the comments, then move along with your life.

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  1. Some doors only close. But that’s just a belief. Why limit yourself with such thinking? Doors are designed to both open and close. It isn’t so much what comes out of a person as what that person believes.

    Is your thinking negative, limited in one way, And restricted by notions of doors closing permanently? Do you believe in possibilities or not? Is the proverbial glass half empty or half full? Is this reality? Is peoplekind basically good or basically bad? All good? Or all bad?

    If we truly believe that some doors only close, then where is the hope in living?

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  2. “That’s ridiculous,” the boy child states to his manny. “I swear to you,” the manny promises, arms raised in surrender. “Prove it,” the boy challenges. “I cannot,” the manny shrugs. “Why?” the boy asks. “Cause. Think about it. It’s a door that ONLY closes,” the manny suggests. The boy thinks this over for a bit. “I suppose you’re right,” the boy child decides. “But then how am I ever supposed to find out whether or not you are?” “You will find out someday, but not today,” the manny promises. “Promise?” the boy confirms. “Promise,” the manny reiterates with an offered pinky. The two pinky swear.

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  3. The idea of “closing” is an extremely important one, and as critical to the functioning of human society as is the idea of “opening”. However, many human individuals are prone to exhibiting qualities that oftentimes form strong, psychological attachments to non-living objects in their immediate vicinity. This, then, becomes extremely problematic when the time comes to shed aged and degrading psychological baggage, and frequently results in the development of a neurosis when they encounter the unacceptable proposition of parting from something they believe to be intrinsically tied to their own wellbeing.

    (Sigh)

    If only it were so easy to not become so attached to things in the first place. If only there were such a world wherein people didn’t have the horrible, toxic drive, freedom and intelligence required to develop cultures of abundance and materialism that they could then become unnecessarily attached to. If only…

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