The Sky Was Beautiful On Fire...

Avatar Author: J. A. Keane J. A. Keane has spent the majority of his 19 years trying to act like a somewhat normal member of modern society, but seeing as nobody else seems to be acting normal these days (which basically makes the entire concept of... Read Bio

As the sirens screamed and the fires howled and the people tore through the streets, and as the ground shook and the houses crumbled and the sky burnt to a cinder, we kissed each other through our tears.

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  1. Avatar Quinn

    I love that they found comfort in each other during the chaos.

  2. Avatar Quinn

    I love that they found comfort in each other during the chaos.

  3. Avatar BegoniaRob

    is this within the parameters of the challenge?

  4. Avatar J. A. Keane

    I hope it’s within the challenge parameters.
    I think this is what the definition of a proper “sentence” is, and this is the most horrific, disturbing and saddening sentence I could think of.
    If I’ve fussed up what I should’ve done, then…well, it’s unfortunate, is all I can say.
    =)

  5. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    That was sweet, and a nice way to used a whole lot of information in clauses (still one sentence) to set up a tender, human moment in the face of disaster.

  6. Avatar Browncoatben

    I haven’t even looked at the challenge yet. By it’s own merit, however, I loved this! Very descriptive and somber feeling to it. Just the kind of thing you hope you have the presense of mind to do at the end.

  7. Avatar Lady Venuquin

    I love this. The thought that these people were able to spend their last moments with the person they love is incredibly sweet. Truly brilliant.

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