Snake Pit (Sundays 6-Sentence Story)

https://ragtagcommunity.wordpress.com/2019/04/21/rdp-sunday-snake/

https://girlieontheedge1.wordpress.com/2019/04/24/its-six-sentence-story-thursday-link-up-52/

Prompt:  MEMORY

Memory’s mostly snake pit.

Tormenting vipers of Yesterday…stealthy, fast, fangs pierce nightmares, daytime peace.

Toxic venom swirls through veins, infects Tomorrow’s hopes.

Why, I wonder, does memory save worst of moments, days?

Surely there were events, times, people of blessing, beneficent…

Somehow they get deleted:  mind’s hard drive refurbished, still faulty.

©Ennle Madresan, 2019 ~ All rights reserved.

Image: Pixabay.com

12 thoughts on “Snake Pit (Sundays 6-Sentence Story)

  1. I know what you mean about the venom. Though these days, when one of these venomous memories come slithering around me I tell it to sod off, that it’s past, that it’s old, that it doesn’t belong with me any more. And it goes.

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  2. Excellent Six!
    Agreed. Memory, if left unchecked, often culls from the bottom of life’s ocean those memories that are the worst, most negative, the awful. The challenge is to find a place to put the negative and awful, refuse to indulge in it, and move forward. At least that’s what I try to do 🙂

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  3. The challenge is to keep filling one’s bucket daily with “events, times, and people of blessing,” and the venom won’t be able to penetrate.

    Excellent Six.

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