Monthly Archives: February 2016

Haibun Monday #8 – In the Terminal

This week the task is: Today, I’d like to invite you to consider one of your own journeys, or even a travel experience you have read about, and use it to develop a new haibun. Maybe you would like to … Continue reading

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Wordle #99 “February 29, 2016” – Joan

This week’s words: Strange Temerity (reckless boldness; rashness.) Luxury Know Suitcase Frequent Jettison (to cast (goods) overboard in order to lighten a vessel or aircraft or to improve its stability in an emergency. to throw off (something) as an obstacle or burden; … Continue reading

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FLASH FICTION FOR THE PURPOSEFUL PRACTITIONER: WEEK #9 – 2016 – Language

Image: http://publicdomainarchive.com/public-domain-images-vintage-kids-toys-books-fisherprice/ The opening sentence:  “Nothing is ever as easy as it looks.” It was those words that echoed in my mind from day one. Understanding their language didn’t seem all that hard. After all it was a series of grunts … Continue reading

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Music Prompt #31: “I Can’t Escape Myself” by The Sound – Alice

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Ad2ujW5Sl8   “This is no escape Locking yourself away like this.” My sage ever the wise one At times stating the bleeding obvious Looks at me in the same way as of day one, Full of love and concern. “You … Continue reading

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SoCS Feb. 27/16 – Food

I remember reaching out and having my hand slapped. It was after all the last angel cake and I loved at that time angel cakes. Not that I was an angel, not as you’d expect me to be but rather … Continue reading

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Me, Myself and I…or is it? dVerse Meeting the Bar – Waiting….then…

I wait and I wait. All my life I waited, gave up Waited some more. In train and bus depots I sat patiently Awaiting you. There was this nagging itch Inside gnawing at me I knew there was more But … Continue reading

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Tale Weavers #54: Fractured Fairy Tales – Beryl Saves the Day

It was a beautiful day in the Forest of Witches and Beryl; the Benevolent Witch had awoken to sunshine, birds chirping and imaginary boats bobbing on an imaginary sea. The last part was her own invention and she fancied herself … Continue reading

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