slapdashmonuments

slapdashmonuments

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

220 stories, 1 challenge, 1 prompt, 226 comments, and 37 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?

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If I can't trust my spouse.,..

whom can I trust?

I don't know the answer

what can I do?

Published 1 month ago.

Sonnet; Life updates (3/3)

I hope, through all of this, that I have learned

Some lessons to apply to later life,

So I may save …

Published 4 months ago.

Sonnet; Life updates (2/3)

My left leg's been through surgery--ah! Twice.

I'm walking nearly normally by now,

But that was taxi…

Published 4 months ago.

Sonnet; Life updates (1/3)

My life, in recent months, has been o'erfull.

There's too much going on, inside my heart

And head, t…

Published 4 months ago.

"disappointment motorbike table" three word prompt

I unlocked my deadbolt and pushed the oak door open. I walked through the kitchen, grabbing a soda, …

Published 7 months ago.

Snug

Sometimes I imagine being wrapped up tightly and completely by denim or canvas, enveloping me entire…

Published 8 months ago.

a cloth airplane, aloft!

A flight of fancy.

I was walking listlessly one day and passed someone's private boat in their drive…

Published 8 months ago.

Just to say--

This isn't just to say

That I have eaten the plums

From the icebox that you unwisely left unlocked

.…

Published 11 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago.

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ethelthefrog
JonB
Jim Stitzel
ElshaHawk LoA
Brebelles
Escapist
Robert Quick
Abstract
Fantasist
creamer
wolframdioxide
Anorak
rhubarb_j
Emmyful
GradualUprising
Mighty-Joe Young LOA
TheCheshireChris