The Sky

Avatar Author: Sam Ervin The pen is mightier than the sword. How outdated. In the 1900's, it would have been, "The typewriter is mightier than the machine gun." But in modern times? "The word processor is mightier than the particle-beam weapon." ... Read Bio

The sky is large on large days and small on small days. What the hell does that really mean? Are some days bigger than others? I suppose days can feel longer and shorter, especially if those days have some big event, like a wedding, or a funeral, or a rock concert, or your mom finally bought the invisible Kool-Aid. There’s never enough sugar in Kool-Aid. The instructions fall way short, but put in too much and it’s like sucking on… something sugary that makes a funny comparison, I don’t even know. I’ve never been any good at being funny. Just terrible inside jokes and inadvertently pissing people off. I don’t mean to. But our beliefs clash, and I tend to get a little overexuberant. People are so uptight. Society flips back and forth between not being able to take a joke and being so unserious that nothing ever gets done. Is unserious even a word? Spell check says no, but I’ll say it anyway. I’m different. And someone will point it out, and get mad, and my day will drag on and on… and make a large sky.

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  1. Avatar K-Jellybean

    rebel without a clue. I give two pencils for balls and none more for being ridiculous.

    you were right though, with this sort of attitude, you will piss people off.

  2. Avatar Sam Ervin

    I’m not sure if that’s a compliment or an insult.

  3. Avatar Kendall Lynne

    I like it. I thought it was creative. and you got the point of the challenge. o and the quote means… yea nevermind. you can just. imagine or guess what it means

  4. Avatar ElshaHawk (LoA)

    i think you have followed the challenge entry rules perfectly! In all seriousness.

  5. Avatar Tay

    Like this one.