Monthly Archives: February 2016

Haibun Monday #7 – The Plodding Walk

My haibun/haiku is based on this beautiful quote from mr cummings. “Yours is the light by which my spirit’s born: – you are my sun, my moon, and all my stars.” ― E.E. Cummings I plod, yes that’s what I am … Continue reading

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Wordle Bonus Good vs Evil “February 15, 2016” – Best Friends

This week’s fabulous words to play with: GoodGood Light Purity Halcyon (calm, peaceful, tranquil) Divine Absolution (act of absolving; a freeing from blame or guilt; release from consequences, obligations, or penalties.) Altruistic (unselfishly concerned for or devoted to the welfare … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt #146 “The Emperor” – The Wretch

Image: Luis Royo I was the wretch Dragged screaming before you A wastrel, a scoundrel, A pathetic and needy louse. You looked down on me I saw not pity in your eyes But understanding. Mine has been a wasted life … Continue reading

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SoCS Feb. 13/16 – tire

‘I’m tired because I tire easily,’ she said flopping down in the chair. ‘You’ve had a big day.’ ‘I have and I’m really tired.’ ‘Cleaning does that to you.’ ‘Well today it did.’ ‘Could be you made a greater effort … Continue reading

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FLASH FICTION FOR THE PURPOSEFUL PRACTITIONER: WEEK #7 – 2016 – Fido

http://publicdomainarchive.com/public-domain-images-black-lab-puppy-on-rustic-wood-background/   The opening sentence for the February 12th, Flash Fiction for the Purposeful Practitioner: “……. For the thousandth time, I promise you, it wasn’t me!”   Fido had that look about him. We’d seen it before. The last time we … Continue reading

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Music Prompt #29 “Read My Mind” by The Killers – Pretence

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zc8hbSM1zVo&list=PLnG56ODjnHyIcALeFlZQozuHldfLzwzgB     Can you read my mind? Do you know what lurks And festers beneath this mortal visage? My nights are taken with memory Of you in my bed Together we were as one. We played as lovers Long … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver #52: Love Notes – A Job

Image: “Writing on the Sand,” Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1859 Dear Miss Gunneroute I thank you for your recent application for the advertised position of a part time weekend lover. I was very impressed with your references as they were from … Continue reading

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Hump Day Poetry #1

Give us a leg up One two three Yes that’s the way I’m over the hump Or rather on top of it.   Those Tuesdays are murder I say It’s all go go go Nothing like Mondays Good days Mondays … Continue reading

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Photo Prompt #99 February 9, 2016 – The Bearded Man

It was more than wisdom The man possessed. You enter his space His presence greets you Even before he enters the room. There is a hushed silence Whispers go round Expectations and past tales Of prophecy and revelation. A crude … Continue reading

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FFfAW – Week of February 9, 2016 – The Tree

My girl and I have been coming to this same seat for as long as we have been courting. A long time. It’s our seat. Then the tree moved in and plonked itself on one end. To make matters worse … Continue reading

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