On to the weekend prompt:
"I feel I'm able to get rid of any demons lurking in my psyche through my writing, which leaves me free to create all of this and to enjoy our family life, stepping away from all the fictional traumas and the dramas. If I write about family in crisis, then I won't have to live through it, I guess."- Jodi Picoult
This weekend we're asking for 33 of your own words that exorcise a demon. Since I was raised a Catholic, I grew up steeped in a tradition of demons, with the surety that I was protected from them by my faith. At least until the sexual abuse scandals.
"Holy places do not suffer demons," the priest pleaded.
The bell tolled, announcing the start of Vespers.
"You don't say," I replied, ever the skeptic.
The blessed water burned his blasphemous face away.