slapdashmonuments

slapdashmonuments

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

213 stories, 1 challenge, 1 prompt, 223 comments, and 36 friends

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Inspiration hits with a flash, stories written on the go. A rumble of laughter and the tale is heard only in echoes. The wind blows me in a new direction. Whom shall I visit next?

All Stories

Just to say--

This isn't just to say

That I have eaten the plums

From the icebox that you unwisely left unlocked

.…

Published 3 months ago.

From "Gospel of Gold" part 1

ROBERT. He was hardly a scoundrel, as you seem to suppose,

But a man of distinction and charm.

From…

Published 3 months ago.

Special Agent, Iota

The smallest agent, I:

The jot-and-tittle spy.

At times I can't be seen,

Both placid and serene.

At …

Published 5 months ago.

Please Do Not Set your Mark on Me

You are a plague. I am a child.

You have the populace beguiled

And spell-bound as you stride around.…

Published 5 months ago.

The Kranken-Bruder's Tale

There was a prince, and one princess;

She was an angelle, he a mess.

The prince called out for his m…

Published 5 months ago.

Use this to key in student grades after logging in

It's time to write, to start the rite

It's time to key in grades tonight,

For if I'm late, procrasti…

Published 5 months ago.

Italian Sonnet on my Present Purgatory

I need to get my mind under control,

Or else I might not ever find success.

But when I try to focus,…

Published 7 months ago.

A Scene in the Street

I met a man, good-looking, gay;

He smiled at me today

And said he thought that I was hot,

And would …

Published 7 months ago.

Sonnet to a Dear and Discouraged Friend

There’s nobody who knows as well as I

How stealthily dark thoughts will bruit and shove

The ration…

Published 8 months ago.

Lunar Waves

The yellow moon suspended here

Above my head

Creates a glare & quite a blare

To shred my ear

-Irregu…

Published 9 months ago.

The Balance of the Future

The Future beckons, claws held wide.

I stumble forward, terrified.

The line etched in the granite fl…

Published 10 months ago.

Evicted/Invited? (Part 2 of 2)

But then I hear a tiny sound

That stirs my mem’ry, brings me ‘round

To former joys. I used to know.

Published 10 months ago.

Evicted/Invited? (Part 1 of 2)

The cellar room I once called home

Far out of sight, a site alone

Cannot remain a haven now:

This mo…

Published 10 months ago.

stress and soreness

I'll get to the point yea, right away

I'm having trouble handling my life today

I've been ridiculed,…

Published 11 months ago.

Leftover snippet from my song Whatever it Is, a WIP

It is a fact that I’ve got your back

In any conflict, I’ll stand up for you, my friend

You’ll never …

Published 11 months ago.

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JonB
Jim Stitzel
ElshaHawk LoA
Brebelles
Escapist
Robert Quick
Abstract
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