Wicked Witch

The daily prompt today is a pretty full on one…Write about evil: how you understand it (or don’t), what you think it means, or a way it’s manifested, either in the world at large or in your life.

Right from when we are young we are taught about the evil characters in life…there’s the Wicked Witch from Wizard of Oz as seen above, along with the Big Bad Wolf from various fairy tales such as Three Little Pigs and Red Riding Hood.

However they don’t come close to true evil…the evil that confronts us every day on the news…the evil that makes the headlines that we don’t want to read about and don’t want to hear about…the headlines that turn our stomachs when we hear them or read them, but have no choice as they are normally the first stories on the news.

The headlines about horrible things that happen to children, they especially turn my stomach.  The headlines about the horrible things that people do to others, they turn my stomach.

They’re the headlines that we try to mask from the children in our lives and in our worlds.  They’re the headlines we would rather them not know about, not hear about, not ask questions about and definitely not experience.

We would prefer them to know about these types of evil, it’s slightly easier to explain to them.

Trackbacks & Pingbacks

  1. Ego | Bright Moments Catcher
  2. My.Vivid.Visions | Daily Prompt: Wicked Witch – It’s Me!!!
  3. DP : Evil | Experimental Fiction
  4. Daily Prompt: Wicked Witch | Awl and Scribe
  5. Daily Prompt: Wicked Witch | Bizzimummy’s World
  6. Frosty Friday | Purple Rosemary
  7. Cruella Deville [Daily Prompt: Wicked Witch] | unknowinglee
  8. Daily Prompt: Wicked Witch | Under the Monkey Tree
  9. A Lesson In Good And Evil | The Jittery Goat
  10. Wicked Witch | Braised Pork on Rice
  11. Daily Prompt: Wicked WItch | WilderThing
  12. EVIL SPELT BACKWARDS | Standing Ovation, Seated
  13. Good and evil | Kate Murray
  14. Daily Prompt: Evil In The World Today | My Daily Prompt Blog
  15. Is There More Good Than Evil? | Creative Mysteries
  16. EVIL DREAMS | SERENDIPITY
  17. Daily Prompt; does evil exist, or is it all in our minds? | sixty, single and surviving
  18. Daily Prompt: Wicked Witch or some kind of EVIL | Words ‘n Pics
  19. Daily Prompt: Wicked Witch | lifebeinggirly
  20. EVILLLLLL | I’m just Super Saiyan
  21. Evil … and Good | Eyes to Heart
  22. Daily Prompt: Wicked Witch. Show us evil. | Complexity of Thought
  23. Daily Prompt: Wicked Witch | Death’s Opinions On Life
  24. The Nature of Evil | Fruit Salad
  25. Surfer Rob addresses the evil issue | Rob’s Surf Report
  26. The Wrong Path | Flowers and Breezes
  27. BLOGGING – THE NEW EXORCISM | hastywords
  28. Zero Sense | Momma Roars
  29. Checks And Balances | Fish Of Gold
  30. We are the wicked witch….. and the cowardly lion….. | lizardsonthelanai
  31. Witch Tree: Poem | Just Visiting This Planet
  32. Good Intentions With Evil Consequences | Kansa Muse
  33. The Reaper’s Eye | vicariously in love with you
  34. Evil? Or just…painfully misguided? | Sai’s Notebook
  35. Daily Prompt: Wicked Witch | Chronicles of an Anglo Swiss
  36. The Truth of Choice….(wp daily prompt) | Daily Observations
  37. Daily Prompt: The God of Mischief | Lead us from the Unreal to the Real
  38. Daily Prompt: Wicked Witch (Haibun – Salem) | Bastet and Sekhmet’s Library
  39. Being wicked is one thing – but being evil, well that’s a different story. | The Flavored Word
  40. Which Wolf Will You Feed? | sayanything
  41. Evil | mentalrollercoaster
  42. The Devil is in the Internet | tjbarkerseattle
  43. Cold Blooded Love | A.C. Melody
  44. Daily Prompt: Wicked Witch | Morrighan’s Muse
  45. A Story of Evil (Wicked Witch) | standinginthestorm
  46. Evil: A Haiku | djgarcia94
  47. The Evil of Ignorance | Cheri Speak
  48. WIcked is Fear | Going New Places!
  49. What is evil? | It’s a Fine Line
  50. Daily Prompt: Evil | Chronicles of a Public Transit User
  51. Paradise Found | vic briggs
  52. S. Thomas Summers | Monsters are the Most Interesting People
  53. You meant it for evil… | JC Bride ~
  54. Living my dash | Mariposa Social
  55. My Evil is Sexually Wicked | Pretty Pleasures
  56. Eviiillll | dcms2
  57. Daily Prompt: Wicked Witch | FORESTALL
  58. Here there be monsters | RPMAS
  59. Daily Prompt: Wicked Witch | Basically Beyond Basic
  60. Evil: Daily Post | Destino
  61. The Ramayana, Without Ravana | prettypinkpebbles
  62. Rear View Mirror | Wiley’s Wisdom
  63. Evil| An Evil Heart | Words from the heart
  64. When evil comes a-knockin’. | Simple Heart Girl
  65. Daily post: Evil? Hmm… | helen meikle’s scribblefest
  66. “By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.” | Chasing Rabbit Holes
  67. Daily Prompt: Wicked Witch | theanonymousqueen
  68. Evil
  69. Daily Prompt: Wicked Witch | thisblogisepic
  70. Ghosts | Muddy River Muse
  71. Duo Tell
  72. A closer look at Disney villains | Duo Tell
  73. What Does Evil Look Like? | Learn of Me
  74. Daily Prompt: Wicked Witch | Ramblings of a jerk
Advertisements

3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Trackback: My Evil is Sexually Wicked | Pretty Pleasures
  2. Trackback: of darkness « Anawnimiss
  3. Trackback: Daily Prompt: Wicked Witch | 4 The Sensitive

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Oxford Australia blog

For the love of learning

According To Abby

Abby Gilmore

Untidy Heidi

Naturally untidy, just trying to keep it all together!

allysonkathleen

Feeling and looking your absolute best!

CoCoHunni

My journey to become a happier, healthier me

Adventures In Onederland

"I can't go back to yesterday because I was a different person then"

Biblio Gets Fit

I love books and PF

Points to Skinny

Helping you meal plan to reach your weight goal

Miss Chardy

Laughter in the Outback

WHATTHETEACHERWEARS

'Who says you can't be fabulous between 9 & 5'

Tales of an Almost Teacher

Student Teacher Today: Superhero Tomorrow

This Mid 30s Life

It's often silly, sometimes fun and occasionally a bit boring if I'm honest.

Sweets.Eats.Treats

yummy desserts. easy meals. lazy crafternoons.

Through the THICK of it

Working towards health and happiness :)

The Life of an Amateur Country Girl

City girl adjusting to the country life.

An Education in Domestication

Two Educators Learning about Life

%d bloggers like this: