Monthly Archives: September 2014

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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Prompt #73 “6 Words”

1 I came, she went, you called. 2 Tooth ache, knee pain, old age. 3 Six silver thistles broke fetid wind. 4 I want you in my bed. 5 Run away quickly, up the tree. 6 The future smiled past … Continue reading

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Fairytale Prompt #26 – The Fairy Queen

This week’s prompt is ‘Lilac Wine’ by The Cinematic Orchestra. In the centre of my garden lives the Fairy Queen. She is the most serene and beautiful of all fairies. No matter the time of year or climate conditions she … Continue reading

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D’verse – On Nonsense, Narrative and Neologisms – or The Noble Art of Telling Tall Tales

I have a cactus in my garden It’s phallic to say the least As if possessing The power of an aphrodisiac, Though none have tried it out. It’s called the penis cactus (Causes every one to smile) You can clearly … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver’s Prompt #26 – Responses

The fact that I was a captive didn’t dawn on me until two days after it actually happened. I was too sick to think much beyond my immediate urge to throw up at every opportunity. When an hour passed where … Continue reading

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