slapdashmonuments

slapdashmonuments

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

220 stories, 1 challenge, 1 prompt, 226 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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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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago.

Starlit Sepulchre

There! in the glist'ning starlit sepulchre,

Floating along by the gaping aperture--

There was Ve…

Published 2 years 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 2 years ago.

Mind Purge 3

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

Continue living, tread the steeper way,

Climb crises--im…

Published 2 years ago.

Restored Goods (4)

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

Published 2 years ago.

Restored Goods (3)

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

Published 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago.

Coronation Anniversary Ode

Regina Semper! Endless Queen!

Your subjects’ love is evergreen!

We hearken close to your decree

We b…

Published 2 years ago.

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