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Prompt 52 Soul-scarring Regret


Christopher Ryan McKenney

Today’s prompt is soul-scarring regret


Some examples


Dropping out of school/Deciding not to attend University

Remaining with a degrading job

Ending/starting/failure to initiate a relationship

Giving a child up for adoption

Driving while intoxicated

Undergoing cosmetic surgery

Experimenting with drugs

Ignoring health concerns

Wasting life and/or potential

Exchanging angry words with someone for whom the opportunity to reconcile is revoked (through death or distance)

All forms of expression are allowed. Both fiction and nonfiction are accepted. There is no word limit.

About mindlovemisery

Music: PJ Harvey, Radio Head, Fleetwood Mac, David Usher/Moist, Johnny Cash, Portishead, Damien Rice (basically I am a 90s kid I like alternative, grunge, Industrial and other types of metal, oldies, punk, rock etc.) Authors: Sylvia Plath, James Baldwin, Edmund White, Arthur Rimbaud, Jim Carrol, Jeff Noon, etc. Movies: A Clock Work Orange, Fight Club, House of Flying Daggers (I like a lot of cult movies, horror, comedy, drama, I don't like action and fantasy is terrifying lol) Philosophical Beliefs: Buddhism, Daoism, Shintoism (before it changed under Nationalism), The Transcendent Order Favorite Video Game: Planescape Torment What I do: read, write, yoga, pilates, weight-lift, walk, study philosophy and psychology, dance like a crazy person, paint, dream etc. Qualities: stubborn, sarcastic, teasing, playful, open, flirtatious, eccentric, passionate, forgetful, open-minded.

13 comments on “Prompt 52 Soul-scarring Regret

  1. summerstommy2
    April 20, 2014

    You really like challenging us don’t you. Now to decide which regret I most want to write about…I’ll think of something…


    • mindlovemisery
      April 20, 2014

      I do Michael and you can always write a fictional story if it would be too painful. I wrote about pushing people away


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  3. helenvalentina
    April 20, 2014

    Gotta love a chance to talk about soul scarring regret! 🙂 🙂


    • mindlovemisery
      April 20, 2014

      Who doesn’t love talking about that? I think I might need help creating some more uplifting prompts 😛


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  6. Tracesofthesoul
    April 21, 2014

    Oh Yves!! you are torturing me!!!


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