I tied a string around a finger to remind me who I was before the rope of my intelligence snapped, before I lost the thread.

I can’t I don’t remember why the string.

This post was made in response to the Trifecta Writing Challenge weekend prompt, in which the editors gave us this assignment:

Katherine Paterson, author of Bridge to Terabithia, wrote, “It’s like the smarter you are, the more things can scare you.”  We are looking for a 33-word explanation of what scares you (or your character). 

17 thoughts on “String

  1. Kir Piccini says:

    Unknown things, that things that are truly beyond your control and grasp…it is terrifying. It was your language, your use of words that held me and scared me. This was beautiful and eloquent.


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