Prompt #180 – Trees

The trees are singing. Their song is filled with ancient memories of the future as it is now. They won’t stop singing, even in death.

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Prompt #179 – Scheherazade

Listen to this, and attempt to guess at or recreate the stories that each movement tells (if you are not already familiar with them), or do something else entirely!

Movement titles for reference:

  1. The Sea and Sinbad’s Ship
  2. The Kalandar Prince
  3. The Young Prince and The Young Princess
  4. Festival at Baghdad. The Sea. The Ship Breaks against a Cliff Surmounted by a Bronze Horseman.

Prompt #178 – Fourth Wall

As the story goes on, the narrator comes to realize that the protagonist seems to know of his existence as well as the reader’s, but does not act upon this information. The narrator attempts to investigate this, and accidentally stumbles upon something much deeper.

Prompt #177 – Heartbeat

Like the infamous short story “The Tell-Tale Heart”, upon a person’s death, anyone who happens to be in the vicinity of the recently deceased body can still hear their heartbeat for a couple minutes longer as their spirit rapidly dissipates from the realm of the living. You are unfortunate enough to barely survive a bank robbing and witness a person get shot point blank in the head. The weird thing is, you nor anyone else hears their heartbeat at all.