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?

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Three Word Prompt: A Search for Meaning

I will figure it out. I'm applying my best thoughts to it every day.

It happened three days ago. By …

Published 1 year ago.

Disengaging

Hi, Skylar! There's something I've always wanted to ask you, ever since I was a guppy. Is it really …

Published 1 year ago.

Three Word Prompt: Dancing Through my Lonely Dreams

The art of dance is the art of the fall.

It's the trace of your face as you race down the hall

In …

Published 1 year ago.

Hearts' Mending (6)

Well, life proceeded, in the standard way--

I lived the dream I thought that I should dream.

But lit…

Published 1 year ago.

Nothing I'd Rather

There's nothing I would rather see

Than your smile as you walk to me

There's nothing that I'd rather…

Published 1 year ago.

Three Word Prompt: Take Your Fill, with Bern and Barm Ellis

Well, me and Barmy were there at the dump, watching the truck unload and trying to see if there were…

Published 1 year ago.

Three Word Prompt: Amadeus, exculpated, and verbose

"Well, it's like this, kid," Igor murmured to the wasted figure, tapping out his cigarette and musin…

Published 1 year ago.

Three Word Prompt: Broccoli. Mermaid. Protractor.

I think it was the protractor that first caught my attention. Not many of my team of friends in th…

Published 1 year ago.

Moonlit Ascension (2/2)

My other siblings graceful are

And grave in kindly care

We ply the succor in the world

In lives whos…

Published 1 year ago.

Moonlit Ascension (1/2)

When dusk descends, the waves draw near,

And gravity holds sway.

I hold the moon within my eye;

I ho…

Published 1 year ago.

The Ent. Is Near! (2/2)

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

Do they truly, maliciously fight fire with fire?

Published 1 year 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 1 year ago.

Starlit Sepulchre

There! in the glist'ning starlit sepulchre,

Floating along by the gaping aperture--

There was Ve…

Published 1 year 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 year ago.

Mind Purge 3

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

Continue living, tread the steeper way,

Climb crises--im…

Published 1 year ago.

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Jim Stitzel
ElshaHawk LoA
Brebelles
Escapist
Robert Quick
Abstract
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