slapdashmonuments

slapdashmonuments

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

229 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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Communication

Leaving the kitchen light on

Tells me that there’s dishes to wash there before going to bed

.

Turnin…

Published 4 years ago.

Emotional Upload Allelujah

I have all these feelings now, rolling around

Like the chunks in a hearty, thick soup.

They’re some …

Published 4 years ago.

Gasoline Smile

Your regard, your bright eyes

And your gasoline smile

Start a flame that is singeing my heart

.

The …

Published 4 years ago.

Heavier Fluid

This glass of liquid seems to weigh a ton. I about dislocated my shoulder trying to pick it up.

Why …

Published 4 years ago.

Malicious Monologue

If you want to find your perfect enemy or adversary, look inside yourself.

You’re mad to think you’r…

Published 4 years ago.

Three Word Prompt: evocative, eloquent, and ebullient

Impressions of Three Campaigns

He's eloquent, proclaiming about the dangers of infiltration, ch…

Published 4 years ago.

Three Word Prompt: arabesque, labyrinthine, nemesis

The arabesque elaborate,

With filigree to decorate,

Is haunting in its melody,

But has a forged pe…

Published 4 years ago.

Friend Questions

If I were to tell you, my darling friend,

That I think that I'm falling for you,

Would you feel I'd …

Published 4 years ago.

If I told you

If I told you what is really on my mind

Right now,

How would you feel?

And how would you react...or …

Published 4 years ago.

Swinging

The weight of the pendulum pulls it hypnotic'ly

Leftwards and rightwards from high on the ceiling;

I…

Published 4 years ago.

Stanzas for Sunday

If anything happens between you and me,

To bring us together, I hope it will be

Fulfilling and comfo…

Published 4 years ago.

Three Word Challenge: Oven, Sturdy, Collapse (2/2)

Swallowing uncomfortably, I clamber straight ahead, mindful not to rest my limbs too heavily on the …

Published 4 years ago.

Three Word Challenge: Oven, Sturdy, Collapse (1/2)

The soft corridor is hot as an oven. It shines with a cloying warmth, but little is visible within…

Published 4 years ago.

Sixteen Word Challenge (modified from twelve) 4

"Do it. Bring me along. We'll give him a hell of a special night."

I nodded.

Published 4 years ago.

Twelve Word Entry Challenge 3

Looking both over her shoulders and glasses, she raised her penciled eyebrows.

Published 4 years ago.

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