slapdashmonuments

slapdashmonuments

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

216 stories, 1 challenge, 1 prompt, 224 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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Cold Glow of Morning

I thought I’d get to kiss your face

And hold your hand when you were sad.

I thought you’d stay, that…

Published 1 year ago.

Class M

There are no new planets

Any more than there are new kinds of people

.

These planets around Trappist…

Published 1 year ago.

The Paws that Refresh

I hugged my mount in that way he loved, with my legs and claws, and he took the hint at once. We fle…

Published 2 years ago.

A wailing, rainy night. One of the most beautiful things.

A wailing, rainy night. One of the most beautiful things.

I smiled into the raindrops and they flow…

Published 2 years ago.

I lik the breach

Into the breach

Dear buddys, yup!

Or with our dead

The wall fill up.

In peace it’s groovy

To be chi…

Published 2 years ago.

I lik to be

to be or not?

I feel so mobile

shifting. which one

Is more noble?

Suffering with

Sticks or rocks

O…

Published 2 years ago.

The Darkness (2/2)

Well, it's hard to stay chipper, to keep up my hope.

Such dark thoughts crowd my mind in a throng!

A…

Published 2 years ago.

The Darkness (1/2)

Do we ever recover from blows that we're dealt?

Do we just learn to live with the dent?

Does the sti…

Published 2 years ago.

Adversity Song

Boldly I fear, oh so boldly I stride,

For I dare to be frightened! I shan't be denied!

There are oth…

Published 2 years ago.

The Ballad of Duluth (2/2)

CHORUS:

And it all will come down to Duluth,

Where they first shot me down in my youth.

Yes, my fr…

Published 2 years ago.

The Ballad of Duluth (1/2)

When the Moulton returns to the beach by the glen

And the sappers respond to the sea,

When the paupe…

Published 2 years ago.

A Smudge on the Mind

I could see better before; I recall that night clearly.

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I was clean, intact, as night fell. I thin…

Published 2 years ago.

Three Word Prompt: Drawstring Relationship

We are grommets along the edge of an old drawstring tucker.

You on one far edge and I, the other.

At…

Published 2 years ago.

Three Word Prompt: Conglomerate

It pours down me, eroding away my uniform, my costume

The entropy brought by weather is my new dis…

Published 2 years ago.

Death, Cheated (2)

Perhaps, indeed, without his fell permission,

The rotting won't have started. I'll be still

In fresh…

Published 2 years ago.

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ethelthefrog
JonB
Jim Stitzel
ElshaHawk LoA
Brebelles
Escapist
Robert Quick
Abstract
Fantasist
creamer
wolframdioxide
Anorak
rhubarb_j
Emmyful
GradualUprising
Mighty-Joe Young LOA
TheCheshireChris