Monthly Archives: September 2014

Photo Challenge #28 “Climbing the Walls”

It’s the ringing The constant ringing They are at me Day and night I wanna, wanna, wanna Can I, Can I, Can I He hit me She poked me He looked at me She kicked me. Did I sign up … Continue reading

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Wordle #28

This weeks words to play with are: Pivotal Mermaid Bedlam Blast Conveyor Chromium Plethora Cinnamon Vortex Kitchen Reception,Vaseline Many people have thought that producing children at my place was a sort of conveyor belt of an activity, but let me … Continue reading

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Prompt #74 The Hollow Men T.S. Elliot

Image: Richard Keeling The weeks prompt is based on our reading and interpretation of T.S. Eliot’s The Hollow Men. It began as a joke A few idle words Spread across a page Intended to excite Irritate and incite. Expressions of … Continue reading

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D’verse Open Link – Alone Again, Naturally.

A door opened The small boy thought locked. Through the gap he saw Light and prospect. Sitting in thought He contemplated A million questions: Why now? When? How? Should I? Will it hurt? Stepping forward He knew was dangerous He’d … Continue reading

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Fairytale Prompt #27 – The Blue Princess

This week we are asked to used the below quote to inspire our Fairy-tale You’ll meet her, she’s very pretty, even though sometimes she’s sad for many days at a time. You’ll see, when she smiles, you’ll love her. ~Pan’s … Continue reading

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d’Verse – Meeting The Bar – The Quarrel Form

Lies Grow bigger Truth begins blurring Words said the great divide Circles of hate thrown randomly The world fractures Where to now Tears flow End Love In innocence Blossomed once Messages back and forth Deep meaningful affirmations Hanging on every … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver’s Prompt #27 – Feel the Love – Toby and Suma

Toby had been aware of Suma for some time. They were fellow commuters on the 7.15. He had seen her the first day he caught the train and had been fascinated by the small woman and her impish good looks. … Continue reading

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Poetics: Passion of Brooke Shaden

Image by Brooke Shaden: ‘we are infinite.’ Echoes of 70’s music Carly Simon and others Good times Long gone Distant fading memory. More recently Doors slamming Questions asked Was I crazy? You lunatic. Promises of love Committed to the now … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #27 “Milking the Moon” – Moon Milk Elixir

Image: Christian Schloe My Uncle Albert made a fortune from milking the moon. All for his own benefit I must add. As each full moon would approach Albert would call a town meeting and pontificate about the evils that could … Continue reading

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Wordle #27 – Spider V Digger

Today’s words to play with: Sanction Cripple Retinue Spider Locker Savagery Hubris Condensation Bronze Upholstery Argyle Platform ‘Spider’ Matthews was on the run again. All authorities had been alerted to his escape earlier that day. News spread quickly that he … Continue reading

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