aslargeasalone

aslargeasalone

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

36 stories, 0 challenges, 4 prompts, 45 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

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 9 days ago.

Romp Roto

The elephants decide to jump

Upon the sofa

bump bump bump

Unfortunate, as I see now

The couch had pe…

Published 7 months 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 11 months 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 11 months ago.

Unwilling to Escape

My friend deserves much better; still, he clings,

Against all warnings, to that bastard's love,

And …

Published 11 months 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 11 months ago.

False Shelter

A hermit crab's a humble, helpless creature

That borrows others' armor as it grows

It's fragile, hav…

Published 11 months ago.

Mature Flag

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

Published 2 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 2 years ago.

Cocoon Moon

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

Published 2 years ago.

Chrysalis Moon

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

Published 2 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 2 years ago.

Defeat?

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

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

Published 2 years ago.

Caterpillar Moon

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

Published 2 years ago.

Cow Rite 3: Rite of Whey

Polishing her well-fingered nails against a strip of garish colored sandpaper above the visor, Ossie…

Published 2 years ago.

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