I want to thank DasBaiyo for responding to my last flash. I know a few others who had planned to flash for the prompt, had instead found themselves turning their flash into a series story instead. Good luck with that my friends, and I’m glad I could inspire you. This prompt is going to be a little bit different. See the information below.
Word limit: 100 – 2500 words (If you find the prompt turning into a series instead of a flash, give us a link to where you posted it, along with an excerpt.)
Genre: Tell us what genre your piece is (Angst, drama, horror, thriller, romance, etc)
Name and Twitter handle
I’m guarding myself,
Always protecting against everyone else.
I let my guard down just for a bit,
Like the game of battleship, I take a hit.
Keeping a distance from everything that hurts,
Since I never feel like being curt.
I love people with everything I have,
Often I end up the one who is sad.
But trust me please, when I say I’m ok,
I would never ever put myself in harms way.
I may be brash and bold in thought,
But behind my words is a simple plot.
To enjoy life and have some fun,
Maybe spend some time in the sun.
So remember that I love much more than I drink,
Tossing my keys to you in a wink.
I won’t let myself get caught in the fire,
Simply overwhelmed cause my stress has been dire.
Remember I am always on guard,
Even when my life is but a shard!