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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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 1 year 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 1 year ago.

Snug

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

Published 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago.

Sonnet to a Dear and Discouraged Friend

There’s nobody who knows as well as I

How stealthily dark thoughts will bruit and shove

The ration…

Published 2 years ago.

Lunar Waves

The yellow moon suspended here

Above my head

Creates a glare & quite a blare

To shred my ear

-Irregu…

Published 2 years ago.

The Balance of the Future

The Future beckons, claws held wide.

I stumble forward, terrified.

The line etched in the granite fl…

Published 2 years ago.

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