Inspired By Random - Post 3 Take Two!

By Fatima K - April 24, 2015

Inspired By Random: Book Titles

Hello! So this is my (second attempt) third post in the link up I talked about here. This post is in no way related to the book and is not a book review. :) Have you done yours? Link your post so we can all read it! 

Before I start, the title I'm using next week is: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

Now, I did say last week that Luke will be writing this post but unfortunately he didn't have enough time and so he did something instead of writing it - he gave me an idea 😄

 by Paul Lawrence

Decay is all around us, can you smell it? It's in schools, in work places, in shops, it even lingers in our clothes. It's in the footsteps we take and if we aren't careful, the smell stays. It follows us around like a bad odour - well it is a bad odour but not the kind that we know. It's not like the smell of rubbish slowly decomposing, or the smell of a baby's nappy. We can't Febreze it away not matter how much we try because this smell comes from us and the choices we make. Some may even go so far to say that we are the smell. Let me show you how.

You see, this sweet smell of decay isn't really something you can see straight away, it builds up over time. It's that horrible feeling you are wasting away, that moment when you stop and think 'what's the point of this?' and realise that what you are doing does not make you happy. That's right, it's unhappiness. It's doing things because we have to, because we have no choice - because that's how they have always been done. It's when we don't put our hearts into what we are doing - when what we do has little meaning. And this is the sweet smell of us wasting away, the sweet smell of decay.

Can you smell it? I hope not. 

Keep reading, F x
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  1. This was amazing :D
    Amazing idea and so well written :)
    Unhappiness sure is a smell of decay.

    Neal Kind
    Daily Diaries

    1. Thank you!! :) I wanted to try something different :)

  2. Wow, this sounds depressing (and I totally mean this in a good way) - like the emotions I felt while reading this. This was very well-written that it evokes some kind of sadness in me (which is good), haha. :)

    By the way, I've just nominated you for the Liebster Award. You've probably been nominated before, so it's completely okay if you don't intend to do it again. :)

    1. Haha! I felt like that whilst I wrote it too! It's wonderful what words can do :) also, I'll thank you for the nomination! I'll take a look once I've finished this and do it :) thank you!


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