Suffocating, I thought, the influx of thoughts in my mind cluttering, T-this is suffocating. A light from above shone, giving life and energy to all who saw it. On the other hand, I…I, who was in the ocean — drowning and regretting my past and current decisions — hated the very sight of that light. Deep down in my heart and to all my knowledge, I knew that sight was horrendous. However, at one point in time, I was the same way as everyone else, happy to see a golden beam of light from the sky. But as time passed…


Everything disappears at one point — whether it’s an object or a creature — it vanishes. You, for example, will disappear at a point in your life, and what’s frightening about that is: you don’t know when you’ll cease to exist. Why does this happen, when did this start to happen, and how does this happen, you ask? Well, the thing is, nobody knows how this happened; we presume that it happened through a process that nobody has enough proof to prove happening. You can ask several million questions on how we originated or how life originated, but the answers…


With the world littered with crime and resentment, I made steps towards bettering it. Each step was tremendous in size and weight, but the feelings that they left behind were everlasting. I can still remember the first time I helped someone, my sensibilities hardened; the patient’s outlook on life was grim, befitting the people of this world. However, he went to me to ask for help, something that nobody else did, as they shunned me for being an outcast, someone who was out of the ordinary. He, although, went towards me, filling me with a new emotion. The emotion felt…

Mark Avery

15-year-old occasional writer. I don't write much stuff, so therefore, I don't have much experience writing detailed stuff.

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