Alyssa Nichol ~ Response for Week 37 & 41

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  1. Brenda Arledge profile image81
    Brenda Arledgeposted 13 months ago

    Oh my, when a storm brews in...Alyssa's dark side comes out.

    She's written a piece that is very deep and dark.

    Put on your thinking caps and help me figure it out.

    https://hubpages.com/literature/poetry-prompts-37-41

  2. Brenda Arledge profile image81
    Brenda Arledgeposted 13 months ago

    Alyssa
    When a storm is brewing outside, your thoughts create something deep & dark.

    I'm not certain about this one.  Jump in here and tell me where I've went wrong.

    He's out shopping the streets at night for his next victim to use in his experiments.

    The he either reads a  newspaper headline or recalls words said from the past that he can't get out of his mind. 
    His search continues.

    But this time he is determined.
    Right before he takes his next victim, he feels panic, he can't breathe, he has a bitter taste in his mouth. 

    He's now ready.

    He walks behind someone like a haunting shadow.

    It's time to collect.

    I posted a link in the word prompt articles.

  3. Jodah profile image91
    Jodahposted 13 months ago

    A great poem by Alyssa. Thank you for sharing this, Brenda.

  4. Pamela99 profile image91
    Pamela99posted 13 months ago

    This is a very dark poem, Alyssa, but a good one. I think it might reflect the dark side of shopping for just that right thing.

    1. Brenda Arledge profile image81
      Brenda Arledgeposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      Pamela...
      Definitely a different kind of shopping, but he is browsing first.

      We had thunderstorms brewing in Ohio last night & it seems to have opened up a dark side for Alyssa.

      Full of suspense ~ kinda like Stephen King's worst fear.

  5. Alyssa Nichol profile image92
    Alyssa Nicholposted 13 months ago

    Oh my goodness! This brought a huge smile to my face this morning! Thank you all so much for the kind words. I always try to leave each piece up to interpretation and I love yours, Brenda! I'm glad I left out the words; it certainly made the tone much darker.

    I love thunderstorms! Always have, and I think they help draw out the creativity. I know you are further south than I am, Brenda. I hope all is well. Up here in central, we mostly got wind and rain. I'm not looking forward to the temperature drop, but according to the news this morning, we're in for another round of high temps, storms, and low temps next week.

    1. Brenda Arledge profile image81
      Brenda Arledgeposted 13 months agoin reply to this

      Alyssa
      So glad to see you finally found us here.
      Glad you liked my interpretation, but I can't wait to see how others interpret this one.

      As far as the weather...So far, I'm good.
      But get ready for the rollercoaster....this is some strange weather for December.

      Take care & stay safe.

  6. Peggy W profile image96
    Peggy Wposted 13 months ago

    Wow, Alyssa!  Your piece made me think of a mass murderer hunting his next victim.  Those tornadoes last night caused so much devastation.  Praying for all those affected.  I know you like thunderstorms, but hope you stay safe.

 
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