blog post in 200 words or less, excluding the title. It can be in any format,
whether flash fiction, non-fiction, humorous blog musings, poem etc. The blog
the word "imago" in the title
the following 4 random words: "miasma," "lacuna," "oscitate" "synchronicity,"
If you want to give yourself an added challenge (optional and
included in the word count), make a reference to a mirror in your
post. For those who want an even greater challenge (optional), make your
post 200 words EXACTLY!
managed to do all of the above, amazingly! Please do have a read.
cocoon had been buried deep in the earth for centuries. Undisturbed, not a soul
had known of its location, I do not count the undead blood suckers who clawed the soil away to bring it to the surface. They have
always known this time would come.
Miasmahung in the putrid green tinged air,
making breathing impossible. I wore an oxygen mask, and heavy gauge rubber
gauntlets, I could barely turn the pages of the ancient book they had forced me
to work from, thelacuna,
which they hoped I could work out, was the reason for my presence.Synchronicitywas vital. I knew they would kill me
pod cracked and tore, the blood-suckers writhed and worshiped on the ground. I
saw nothing, so when the creature stepped out of the trench, I knew to oscitatenow would be fatal - I couldn’t help
me a mirror,’ she barked. I did as she asked, knew she was checking for a
reflection. Heard her sigh, ‘it hasn’t worked’, she screeched, lashing out
fiercely with her tail, I ducked as two of the undead flew over my head, crashing onto
the ground behind me.
metamorphosis was incomplete.
Insect in its sexually mature adult stage after metamorphosis
a dangerous, foreboding, or deathlike influence or atmosphere
to gape; to yawn
synchronicity — n
an apparently meaningful coincindence in time of two or more or similar or identical events that are causally unrelated
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