Monthly Archives: October 2014

Fairytale Prompt #32 – Creepus Deepus

BEWARE CREEPS FROM THE DEEP!!! That sign marks the start of the road to our place. The deep refers to the deep forest where we live. Once we lived in town until great grandmother had a dispute with the Wicked … Continue reading

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MTB– The things we see – Silent Sentinel.

Standing sentinel In my ancient yard Your rustic metal frame Sturdy, designed to last, Friendly in appearance, but, Needing a cushion or two For your seat is rock hard No compromise in that respect. What are you seeing? The cattle … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver’s Prompt #32 “The Velveteen Rabbit” – Jasper

Image: Aranda Dill@Deviant Art When Will was born I thought he would be the one to give Jasper to. Jasper is my teddy, the one I had as a child, the one I have carried with me all these years. … Continue reading

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Scribe’s Cave Picture Prompt #45 – The Hand

Image: c.1800. wooden prosthetic hand Mum announced that for our family holiday we had rented an old house that had a history of things that go bump in the night. The thought of a relaxing week away from the hustle … Continue reading

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Poetics – War Poetry – Mother

Mother its hell over here The whizz, the whine of bullets, The constant deafening roar It never lets up; Fear my constant companion. Men around me cry Mortality beckons them. Gasping, gagging I hear them Pleading for help Begging for … Continue reading

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Haibun Thinking – October 28th 2014

Image: © Arthur Browne I’ve travelled half a world to this point. We sit here in silence beside the memory pool. My mind casts back to those hot languid days last summer where in the sweltering heat we lay about … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #32 “Contained”

Diphylla@Deviant Art Safely contained Petrified to step out Afraid to venture A fairy-tale princess You wish, Cocooned in your own fish bowl. I’ve watched you Read your words Your self-flagellation A pretence, A barrier Figment of your imagination. Is it … Continue reading

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