Writing Prompt #44

Writing prompt #44: Write a poem based on a dream you had. Try to reproduce the sensations of the dream.

It was a building I don’t recognize

But what I heard and saw I didn’t want to recognize it

I heard screaming through the walls

I heard people yelling help throughout the halls

Everyone in the room were laying on the floor

I felt butterflies flying through my core

As I heard a banging noise sort of like a gun shot

It kept going off as the yelling started to cease

After each minute it got closer and closer

I could fill my heart beat rise like a roller coaster

As the banging noise was no longer just a noise

It had a face that was cold and poised

The gun he held was something out of a war movie

I didn’t see no other option so I started to move rapidly

Through the glass window I went

Not knowing how far I was up, I jumped

Then I woke up

Something those kids in those mass shootings couldn’t do

Sometimes I wish it was just a Dream for them too

Don’t you?


Disclaimer: This was truly a dream or rather I say a nightmare I had shortly after the parkland shooting. I don’t know how to feel about this one. I often let my imagination control the pen when writing these prompts. I hope you enjoyed. The prompt is from https://www.creative-writing-now.com/creative-writing-prompts.html.

Author: K. Exum
K. Exum is an up and coming author & poet. He looks to make his longtime childhood dream job his reality. By creating this blog, he seems to show his skills for writing. His hunger for success and dedication to turn his ordinary life into his dreams has brought him to this point. K is currently working on his 5th spoken word project, "Poetic Gift." Reach out by this email to connect! founderofhitm@gmail.com

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