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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Swinging Fun

Kathy von Carey

Hung on the lamppost

Bucking and swaying

Then slipping again

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Leaping to snatch it

Published 1 year ago.

Julias Ptarmigan, Swerver

I coast along without a plan into the foyer where the little rags grow

Into the Toyota's lobby of th…

Published 1 year ago.

mind purge 2

when gush becomes a trickle, when the pressure

no longer seeks to split my seams asunder,

i'll take …

Published 1 year ago.

Mind Purge 1

a slurry jet of words, propelled by fear

of you, and what you'll think of me, erupts

from deep withi…

Published 1 year ago.

Wizarding Bee Levels: A New Year's Premise

So by now we all know that there’s no logical explanation why honeybees can fly, weight and wings an…

Published 1 year ago.

why I bother

I don't know why I bother

I struggle thrash and flounder

I pitch my tent at Deva Station

They're str…

Published 1 year ago.

Three Word Prompt: Sheridan's Cosmos

Sheridan lay on the hill amidst the sound of crickets and cicadas, the recently mown grass pricking …

Published 1 year ago.

The Fawn and the Turtles (7)

Troubled, Rnfl made a seventeen point turn and vanished into the underbrush, nearby the combover. Th…

Published 1 year ago.

The Fawn and the Turtles (6)

Watching from a distance, Cornflap studied the perplexed deerling, not even a yearling yet. With the…

Published 1 year ago.

The Fawn and the Turtles (5)

Tamsin knew sleep could bring healing, but surely this was something more. She'd had cuts and scrape…

Published 1 year ago.

The Fawn and the Turtles (4)

It was a long time before Tamsin's young soul could decide whether it would stay with her, or depart…

Published 1 year ago.

The Fawn and the Turtles (3)

Tam's head lay at the base of the slope, eyes half open, dazedly gazing at the gathering of turtles.…

Published 1 year ago.

The Fawn and the Turtles (2)

Struggling with a new sense of purpose, Tam struggled to attain a precarious upright stance. She had…

Published 1 year ago.

The Fawn and the Turtles

There once was a forest dwelling little baby deer, all alone and frightened in the snowy wood. She w…

Published 1 year ago.

Death, Cheated (1)

And when my time comes for a nat'ral death,

Some future era of our shared, shamed land,

I hope and f…

Published 2 years ago.

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Jim Stitzel
ElshaHawk LoA
Brebelles
Escapist
Robert Quick
Abstract
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creamer
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Emmyful
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