This is a two-part story. The first part is my response to this weeks trifecta writing challenge. The second part is an addendum in response to the prompt at Write on Edge.**
This week Trifecta gave the following challenge:
The first time I saw. . .
Here’s the catch: all of your 33 words must be one syllable each. We’re going low-brow on your this week. Or not. Can you class it up under these restrictions? Give us your best.
To clarify, we are giving you 5 words. We want another 33 from you, for a grand total of 38. – See more at: http://www.trifectawritingchallenge.com/2014_01_01_archive.html#sthash.IJOojzVR.dpuf
PART 1: EXPOSED
the first time I saw me was a mad time the song and dance came to an end struck dumb and lame I stood out from the dark bare and raw just a short time then I ran.
**PART 2: EXPOSED
Through the trees I ran out into tomorrow. I tripped and stumbled along the way. Once in the clear, I covered myself in clothing and the trappings of society. Put on the heavy mantle of expectations. I skirted myself and never did I look back.