On Depravity

This post is written for a Philosophical Essay Challenge about depravity by the Literati Mafia.  ----------------------------------- Today I spent an hour staring at a blank computer screen while trying to answer the question of human depravity, watching the cursor blink in and out of existence, and waiting for the words to pour out of me. [...]

Purpose and Photographs

The camera captures only a caricature of my cursed condition: Forced facades framed and frozen forever, Secrets and stories shrouded by senseless smiles, And empty, expressionless eyes eternally engineered into existence. Perhaps these prints provide only a porcelain type of permanence. Like delicate and dainty dolls, they demand my dearest deliberation Or else they will [...]

The Life of an Electron

This is a story told from the perspective of a sentient electron that is part of a copper atom buried deep underground. The copper is then dug up and reacted with fluorine. In this reaction, Fluorine gains an electron, making the atom very stable. Time fades away when one can remember the beginning of forever. [...]