In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “______ is the new ______.”
How wrong is to want to just be
Or is it truly “to be or not to be”
Is it insane to desire to be free
Or is free truly the new crazy
Every being wants to run without facing any boundaries
Every soul hopes to wander the world without restrictions
But it is the mad that are really free
Because the sane believe that being free is the same as being crazy
For that, I wish to be mad
I wish to be insane
I wish to be crazy
That way I can be free
In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Fourth Wall.”
While I prefer the books more than the movies, it is one of my favorite fictional worlds and one I’ve always dreamed of being a part of. If I were a student at Hogwarts school of Witchcraft and Wizardry this is who I’d like to be.
- Name: Clara Cobbs
- Date of Birth: 3rd February 1982
- Appearance: Long black hair, brown eyes, tanned complexion, petite.
- Personality Traits: Girly, loyal, independent, has a mean temper.
- Known for: wearing a lot of accessories (particularly during her final years at Hogwarts)
- Pet: Siberian Cat
- House: Ravenclaw
About: She is a young bright eccentric half-blood, with a witch mother, a muggle father and a younger sister. Her mother is a highly controversial fiction writer, who is known for straddling the line between good and evil with a tendency to have dark witches and wizards as her protagonists. Her father was a regular stock broker, who understood very little about the wizarding-world but was very supportive of the three witches in his family.
Clara befriends Hermione early on in the series, due to the fact that the two share a love of books and a familiarity with muggle parents. Hermione becomes a fan of Clara’s mother’s novels, and is eventually invited to spend Christmas with the Cobbs, where she meets Natasha Cobbs (Clara’s mother). As the series progresses, Clara becomes a member or the Order of the Phoenix and Dumbledore’s Army. During her sixth year Clara also starts secretly dating Draco Malfoy. Hated by all her friends, she insists that no one is to know about the affair. She saw a confused kind-hearted young man, under all the obnoxious behavior. Doomed from the start, their relationship ends as abruptly as it started without anyone ever knowing about it. She disappears after her sixth year, only to reappear in Malfoy Manor with Dobby. Since she knew her way around the Manor, having visited a few times through a secret passage when Draco’s parents where travelling, she managed to collect a great deal of useful information that she tells Harry and Ron. Clara participates in the battle of Hogwarts and survives. Traumatized, she moves to France and doesn’t return until her daughter receives a letter from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
For this first challenge the theme will be Coming of Age.
Write a story, poem and/or haiku that revolves around this theme. A young boy/girl discovering the changes and challenges of adulthood. A poem about growing up or a haiku on a teen’s emotional struggles. These are some ideas, but you can choose your own perspective on the topic. Draw on your own experiences as a teen or your experiences with teenagers if you have any.
Challenge rules are found here.
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