Monthly Archives: February 2016

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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FLASH FICTION FOR THE PURPOSEFUL PRACTITIONER: WEEK #8 – 2016 – Knowledge

Image: http://publicdomainarchive.com/public-domain-images-royal-path-life-vintage-book-circa-1880-green-gold/   The opening sentence for the February 19th Flash Fiction for the Purposeful Practitioner: “There it was. You could see the corner of the folded yellowed parchment sticking out of the torn lining of the battered book.”   The children had circled the object taking in his ragged … Continue reading

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Music Prompt #30: “Land of Confusion” by Genesis – Edges of Our Mind

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlBIa8z_Mts   It was the pat on the back The hint of a genesis that inspired Many to seek success blindly But crumble in confusion When rockets flew, Bombs exploded. Just another day Of liars and cheats. Did they ever … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver #53 – Helping Hands – Working with My Son

Image © morpethroad It was to be a day of catch up and bonding and we had the most enjoyable day taking in the city and the fine cafes that can be found down narrow alley ways crowded with shoppers … Continue reading

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Hump Day Poetry – Week 2 The Cleaner’s Day Off

The cleaner’s day off Had at last arrived. To a fanfare Picnic baskets were packed Holiday clothes the order of the day No scarves, no buckets or mops Most of all no dusters No polish and definitely no shining. They … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #100 February 16, 2016 – The Cleaners

Image: Clean up by Lemanshots   The cleaners nodded Satisfaction written in their bizarre minds They wiped their hands On grimy rags at jobs completion. Before them lay the body of the cleansed man. His soul picked clean like a … Continue reading

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FFfAW-Week of 02-16-2016 – Stood Up

Image thanks to: TJ Paris She had said he would meet him on the break wall at 3pm. He had been texting her continuously wondering where she had gotten to. As it was the tide was coming in and if … Continue reading

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