aslargeasalone

aslargeasalone

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

36 stories, 0 challenges, 4 prompts, 46 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.

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Cow Rite 2: Ray of Wight

Loping along the highway in a bustle of activity and a Winebagel Scampmaster, Ossiary Lefthook spran…

Published 3 years ago.

Cow Rite 1: The Hour Itself

The day of the Cow Rite had arrived, like a lover who had blacked out overnight and had finally come…

Published 3 years ago.

Gone With the Draft

Tonia saw the tiny robotic bug skitter underneath the sealed metal door and into the Writing Room. X…

Published 4 years ago.

Solitude, Isolation, and Loneliness

She came home and began to write by the light of a candle:

When it started, my forced adulthood, I c…

Published 4 years ago.

Rooting for the Villain

Of course there are many who fear and hate Jason Voorhees, the masked killer from Crystal Lake; he b…

Published 4 years ago.

DIY Three-Word Prompt: The Poe Shadow, never, my, from

" Never from my lips would come a word of criticism about this site, but I have a few ideas that m…

Published 4 years ago.

Cape-Fear

There's a new super-villain in town, Dark Cloak. Their face is never seen, but they seem powerful an…

Published 4 years ago.

Elizabethan Fishwife's Tale

Last year I wrote an essay on edible fish; during a performance of an Elizabethan play this evening,…

Published 4 years ago.

Legends Alike

ME: Hey, I heard that Karl Urban, the actor who plays Dr. McCoy in the new Star Trek films, is the t…

Published 4 years ago.

Song: "Brockton" (Introduction)

It’s time to come back, it’s time to come home

I’ll find my way home to Brockton

Though I’ve been aw…

Published 4 years ago.

Red Hairing

Communism really only works on paper. Don’t try to use Communism with plastic, wood, metal, or gloss…

Published 4 years ago.

Let your Pages do the Walking

The King sent out a messenger into the Wide World to seek out information. The messenger did not ret…

Published 4 years ago.

Anti-Biker Vows

All of us--Troy, Maxine, and I--made a solemn vow to protect the liter of wine from the biker gang. …

Published 4 years ago.

Dog Kettle Door

My hand was burnt on the kettle

Just as it began to boil

My hand was bitten by a dog

I’d always thou…

Published 4 years ago.

Robin Redbreast

Each Robin has a red breast, dripping blood,


And ev'ry beaten heart, a bony cage,


And still we sin…

Published 4 years ago.

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