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Three Line Tales: Nothing Is Green #3Linetales #amwriting #fiction 


Thanks to Sonya of Only 100 Words for hosting 3Line Tales: 

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Stephen Wei

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1. The walls close in, I cannot breathe; this city makes me feel overwhelmed — claustrophobic — somekind of modern Hell; it surrounds me, I think is this the future? A place which guards and enwraps us with all its conveniences and tiny living spaces — not a single thing is green and alive; we choke on simulated air. 

2. Let me out and let me soar; if I fly down from the top of the city, perhaps, I’ll sprout wings? I only think this though, the birds are all gone, the animals too; here is a carefully calculated society — a dystopia.

3. The buildings rise up high and press against me, make me want to scream for a grassy open field, for a piece of nature that’s imperfect and unreplicated in a lab; nature herself isn’t supposed to be simulated — she is anything but perfect and I wish for the long ago memory of a flower’s velvet pink petal. 

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©Mandibelle16. (2016) All Rights Reserved.

23 thoughts on “Three Line Tales: Nothing Is Green #3Linetales #amwriting #fiction ”

  1. This is great and I identify with it! I went to New York City for the first time and I tell you there were things I enjoyed seeing, but I did feel claustrophobic with all the tall buildings and all the people! Give me the suburbs and country any day!

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    1. I have not been there yet, but it’s on my list. I think the crowds would bother me the most. But it would still be somewhere to see. The picture for this prompt just made me feel so closed in. Thanks for commenting 💗

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