The Escapist

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Other  |  House: Booksie Classic


Dreams can be a paradise, or a night terror. The unfortunate thing about dreams, is that it is mostly a nightmare. The worst part of it, is that nightmares take a form of what we call, reality.

In reality, we find the worst in people and have to deal with it. We argue about the stupidest things and end up being blamed for a mistake we did not even do. We get stuck in a circumstance that seemed like there is no way out. Our feelings are disregarded by the selfish people who only thinks about themselves. Then, there is that one person at your job that seeks attention, and jealousy kicks in when you begin to succeed. The hapless moments we have in life, the feeling of being unvalued; no matter what you do, they still bring you down. Even with such a brilliant idea that comes to your mind, and finding the voice to say it out loud, nobody seems to listen.

Maybe, this is the reason why I honed my skills on creating worlds. As I sit in my bedroom under the dim light, listening to my music that plays a harmonic beat; it brought me to a different dimension. An alternate world that no one can enter, but me. My imagination left the world of cynicism and introduced me to an environment built out of heroic stories.  

The music playing beats my eardrum to its core, serves as the soundtrack of my story. All the emotional stress are gone, and a sudden feeling of happiness rushed in. I saw my heroes exist from the books and movies and became part of their journey and battles. The villains in my story are the reflection of the people in my reality who looks down to others and is defeated by me and my small circle of friends. Only then I had the feeling of satisfaction to keep moving on in life. I honestly believe that there are others like me who uses their figment of imagination to survive a so-called reality. Others might find it crazy, but for me, it is creativity.  Remember, you are the hero of your own story.

 


Submitted: January 14, 2021

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