Monthly Archives: April 2015

FFfAW Week of 4-15-2015 – Sleeping Giant Island

There was something alluring if not bordering on stupidity as we approached Sleeping Giant Island. As our dingy slipped across the shimmering water towards the island there was an air of excitement growing among the assembled passengers. Only Oscar the … Continue reading

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Mondays Finish the Story – April 13th, 2015 – Great Uncle Henry

Finish the story begins with: “The neighbors were not happy about my choice of yard art.” Then again they were never happy about most things like trimming my edges and pruning the roses. But it was the erection of the … Continue reading

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Wordle #56 “April 13, 2015″ Uncle Harvey

This week’s words: Yellow Scene Dysphemism (the substitution of a harsh, disparaging, or unpleasant expression for amore neutral one.) Seven Crocus Worm Hello Damp Emollient (having the power of softening or relaxing, as a medicinal substance;soothing, especially to the skin) … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt #102 “Hamartia” – Travis

Hamartia literally means tragic flaw. In stories this flaw often leads to the heroes downfall. We all have traits that complicate our lives, traits that put us in the line of oncoming traffic, traits that lock us into a futile … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale April 10th 2015, “Ghost Hunting” – The Pink Fairies

When Ignatius McFairyman woke that morning he didn’t know the task he was about to be called upon to pursue what would involve a visit to Disneyland and his first encounter with a ghost like no other. Ignatius had fallen … Continue reading

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SoCS April 11/15 – Jour

Badge by Doobster @Mindful Digressions One day soon I will fly away Into northern skies To foreign lands and foreign people I hope it’s you who waves me goodbye I hope it’s you who waves me home. One day soon … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver Prompt #8: Great-Uncle Ludicis’ Attic – Great-Uncle Luds

Image: Bishop St. post re-gentrification. This week’s task centres around: Great-Uncle Ludicis is the most eccentric member of your family. And the best tale weaver of the lot. Given his fantastical tales, while he rests, you decide to explore his … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #55, Storm, April 07, 2015 – A Page of Your Mind

Photo credit: Kimerajam You didn’t know did you? Clueless. It was common knowledge. So much passed you by As you buried your mind In mindless drivel; So we thought. But you were astute Perceptive Far more than we gave you … Continue reading

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Poetics : Let’s Write Letters

Dear Betrice I guess I should have written To let you know I am ok. It’s been so long Do you even recall my name? My face? My love? I have been journeying Taken so many less travelled paths Learned … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups – Week#147 – Hieronymus O’Crastnickovski

This week’s prompt: …all seven were just arguing amongst themselves… The arguments went back and forth and after a while they become tediously petty. The seven delegates failed to notice their assistants lying dead behind them. The arguing over the six … Continue reading

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