slapdashmonuments

slapdashmonuments

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

232 stories, 1 challenge, 1 prompt, 230 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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Family History Time!

My name is Boopy Daniels. I just wanted to tell you the origin of my name, since lots of people seem…

Published 5 years ago.

3 Word Prompt: evocative, eloquent, and ebullient

Dear!

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You're so eloquent as you improvise in song

A rivulet of notes with the flotsam of your th…

Published 5 years ago.

3 Word Prompt: Lost, absolution, and peace

I am blissful, at peace.

I have worked for so long to achieve this state.

I know I had my personal…

Published 5 years ago.

Emotions and Anaesthetics

Emotions rage & flare inside my mind


I panic, scream, & quiver oftentimes,


But these explosive fee…

Published 5 years ago.

The One Perfect Face (3/3)

It is indeed a special, ineffable moment when a movie director falls hopelessly in love, but when I …

Published 5 years ago.

The One Perfect Face (2/3)

To me, she wasn't just from this place, she was the place. I met her gaze when we stood face to fa…

Published 5 years ago.

The One Perfect Face (1/3)

And then I saw her, the face I'd been hoping to find ever since arriving in the country. I had arriv…

Published 5 years ago.

Student Driver

Sylvester was learning to drive his brand new Model T Ford. His brother in law Harwell was in the pa…

Published 5 years ago.

Needlework

Rebecca, distressed, started ripping up the seams she had just completed, her mouth pursed and disap…

Published 5 years ago.

Wildean Fragment 5

One dazzling evening, Mr. Dover Beach was lunching with me and tossing his curls. One of the curls f…

Published 5 years ago.

Wildean Fragment 4

‘Good-bye, dear Prince!’ he murmured, ‘will you let me kiss your hand? I am going to the House of De…

Published 5 years ago.

Wildean Fragment 3

What Lord Shillingsly didn't realize was the magnitude of the gift he was to give to her in exchange…

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Wildean Fragments 1, 2

"Yes, sir," he said, and closed the door with a slight bang. Odd, thought Howard as he lit a new an…

Published 5 years ago.

Rap Scallion, Verse 2

Well you know I'm the seasoning of our discontent

Y'all're killin our kids and you say it's well mea…

Published 5 years ago.

Rap Scallion, Verse 1

I am the hip-hop green onion,

They call me the Rap Scallion

To quote Damon Runyon,

I look like a …

Published 5 years ago.

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