Monthly Archives: February 2016

Poetics: Listen to the Mockingbird – Grandstand Joe

Grandstand Joe sits atop the stairs Observes all that lies below him. The early morning sun pokes its way towards him He winces as he stares east Grateful he has survived another night. He watches the walkers and joggers move … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #101 February 23, 2016 – Being You

Image: Sparrow – Four Photographs by Victor Rakmil   I wondered what might happen If you suspended yourself in my life If you took leave and settled in. Would you wake in the midnight hour Distressed from vivid dream Seek … Continue reading

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FFfAW – Week of 02-23-2016 – Day Dreamer

Image: Ellespeth’s Friend. Jack hated being number four on the work team. It meant he was the last one up the scaffold and that meant looking up at Bill’s rear end and that sight was enough to put you off … Continue reading

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Quadrille 3 – Bubble

Blow, pop, Squeals Chase, jump Puff, pop. Your infectious smile Urges more and more We blow into our mouths Kisses hidden in each pop I catch all I can. Resting we laugh A moment of childish delight A bubbles simplicity … Continue reading

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Wordle #98 “February 22, 2016” To Feck or be Feckless

This week’s fun words: Sleek, Elocution (a person’s manner of speaking or reading aloud in public: the study and practice of oral delivery, including the control of both voice and gesture.) Decapitate, Twine, Clear, Perfume, Feckless (ineffective; incompetent; futile: having no sense of … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt #147 “Collage 17” – The Answer

“The answer,” she said. “Is within the statement. Its how you made them feel that is so important. You may have said profound things You may have done great work But when they think of you they’ll remember how they … Continue reading

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SoCS Feb. 20/16 – Contraction

J’a know that where I live we speak like this all the time. We shorten as many words as we can lay our hands on. Jahavagoodweekend is one we say a lot. For not only do we contract a lot … Continue reading

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