aslargeasalone

aslargeasalone

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

37 stories, 0 challenges, 4 prompts, 48 comments, and 12 friends

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Getting back into the flow of writing, mostly with wordplay and poems. I'm a creative soul, from childhood to middle age, and my joy is to produce new things the world has never seen before. I'm an educator from the USA working as a college professor of lit and music. I'm learning to love myself little by little.

All Stories

Sonnet: An Unlaced Life

My name with foul insinuation's tarred

By people who seek easy victims meek

To charge with crimes in…

Published 2 months ago.

Bringers of the Final Weeks of Life

There is no Christmas morning planned this year.

We might not even see a Halloween.

The doom-predict…

Published 1 year ago.

Romp Roto

The elephants decide to jump

Upon the sofa

bump bump bump

Unfortunate, as I see now

The couch had pe…

Published 2 years ago.

A Friend Date

I'm going to meet my friend tonight

When we hold hands, my heart's so light

I'll kiss his face and…

Published 2 years ago.

Out Together

I don't much care just what we do,

So long as Anna's tight with Roo;

I'm always sure to love the v…

Published 2 years ago.

Unwilling to Escape

My friend deserves much better; still, he clings,

Against all warnings, to that bastard's love,

And …

Published 2 years ago.

Misplaced Trust

I'm edging closer daily to despair

From which, I doubt I ever can escape.

I brood on all the times I…

Published 2 years ago.

False Shelter

A hermit crab's a humble, helpless creature

That borrows others' armor as it grows

It's fragile, hav…

Published 2 years ago.

Mature Flag

I understand colonialism. I was treated like a terra incognita by a boy who thought he'd plant his f…

Published 3 years ago.

Ahoy! A sequel? Beeee-zarre!

I just had an image for a series of co-written stories, just for the experience and the cameraderie:…

Published 4 years ago.

Cocoon Moon

Everything seemed to happen at once. Stella lived at two speeds simultaneously. In what felt like it…

Published 4 years ago.

Chrysalis Moon

Feeling the moon approach, Stella tried to hurry her steps, but it was not easy; the barbed fence ju…

Published 4 years ago.

Cow Rite 4: Roadie, Oh!

Twenty minutes later, Snifty leaned back against his bar and wiped his brow against the bar rag. The…

Published 4 years ago.

Defeat?

Ass-whupped? Me? You should've seen Tiffany!

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Published 4 years ago.

Caterpillar Moon

Stella trundled along the brook's edge, gazing behind her all the while when she could. The moon, th…

Published 4 years ago.

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