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This was only a creative writing piece for homework Please comment so that i know how i can improve my writing Thank you for taking the time to read this Oedipus Diary That shameless and brainless sightless and senseless sot To think that he was a wise prophet He has nothing but fraudulent magic tricks with eyes wide open for profit but blind in prophecy Must Creon so long my friend my most trusted friend stalk me by stealth and study to dispossess me setting this schemer on me Where were they when the evil dog-faced witch terrorized the country and killed our people It was I Oedipus that solved the sphinxs riddle and saved Thebes It was Oedipus not this self-proclaiming wise man that saved them If Teiresias were not as old as he appeared I would have severely punished him for his wickedness I have saved this land from ruin and yet this old man mocks me and puts absurd and outrageous accusations against me Rich now then a begger father at once to the children he cherishes son and husband to the women who bore him father- killer father supplanter What does he mean by this I was told a long time ago that I would kill my own father and marry my mother and this is why I have traveled so far to be away from them to keep them safe Creon and Teiresias must have stumbled on this prophecy and decided to use it to overthrow me I would not let this happen What a foolish plot To think that I have no eyes to see it unfolding beneath me I will either banish him or execute him Later on in the palace Jocastas words have left some doubt in me Something deep inside me tells me that I might have killed Laius by accident I have traveled far away from my parents because I
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