slapdashmonuments

slapdashmonuments

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

188 stories, 1 challenge, 0 prompts, 200 comments, and 30 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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The Ent. Is Near! (2/2)

What did weevils do, Curly? I hear you inquire.

Do they truly, maliciously fight fire with fire?

Published 16 days ago.

The Ent. Is Near! (1/2)

The weevils of autumn are coming

Protect yourselves! Learn how to fight!

Be aware of their evils and…

Published 16 days ago.

Starlit Sepulchre

There! in the glist'ning starlit sepulchre,

Floating along by the gaping aperture--

There was Ve…

Published 16 days ago.

Three Word Prompt: When Once I Flourished

It was the smell of geraniums that called it to mind again after all these years. My kid had picke…

Published 1 month ago.

Mind Purge 3

But I've no strength, no courage! If I must

Continue living, tread the steeper way,

Climb crises--im…

Published 3 months ago.

Restored Goods (4)

With diligence and a growling stomach, you returned to where you were, and how you were. I managed t…

Published 3 months ago.

Restored Goods (3)

There in my hands is the same material as before...as one piece. A minor miracle of restoration has …

Published 3 months ago.

Restored Goods (2)

Though there is no air moving, I feel a cold wind stirring my fur and wonder what these splinters of…

Published 3 months ago.

Restored Goods (1)

"03-21-17 I'm nothing but damaged goods. Shards of a person left scattered on the ground just waiti…

Published 3 months ago.

Lit

the kafka

the kafka

free trial today

And george and tom E(l)liot

know what to say

when dickens and d…

Published 3 months ago.

Saint Patrick's Day Love and Blessings (2)

This makes me glad that I’m alive,

Despite all fears that do connive

To change that fact. I still re…

Published 3 months ago.

Saint Patrick's Day Love and Blessings (1)

Saint Patrick, dear, come rally round

This group of loved ones I have found:

The ones who’ve left, t…

Published 3 months ago.

Coronation Anniversary Ode

Regina Semper! Endless Queen!

Your subjects’ love is evergreen!

We hearken close to your decree

We b…

Published 3 months ago.

For we'll drive!

Across all surfaces, we swarm

Like plagues of locusts, causing harm

We move so rapidly, alive

Spirit…

Published 3 months ago.

Winter's Wards

Shy child in tatters

Winter's ward

Too weak and cold

To lift her sword

How hast thou come here?

Stum…

Published 3 months ago.

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Friends 30

Fantasist
Jim Stitzel
JonB
ElshaHawk LoA
Abstract
aslargeasalone
ethelthefrog
InquisitivePigeon
wolframdioxide
HSAR
HS Wift
textual_phoenix
In Nights Arms
Andrman
Abby
creamer
Anorak
Storykeeper
remembrancer
lacrimae rerum
Scrawler's Secret
Brebelles
rhubarb_j
Emmyful
Robert Quick
Mighty-Joe Young LOA
GradualUprising
PJ Returned
TheCheshireChris
Scarlet Archer

Followers 15

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