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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Pity and Purge

It's largely a shame

That the ones who have what is needed

Just don't like to share.

-

Those who hav…

Published 2 years ago.

Rapture and Fatigue--Director's Cut

My heart has just burst

With a pain most exquisite-

Jumping on blisters

^

O I am weary!

My thoughts …

Published 2 years ago.

Rapture and Fatigue

My heart exploded today

With a pain most exquisite

Like acne under digital pressure

>

Published 2 years ago.

Swinging Fun

Kathy von Carey

Hung on the lamppost

Bucking and swaying

Then slipping again

.

Leaping to snatch it

Published 2 years 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 2 years ago.

mind purge 2

when gush becomes a trickle, when the pressure

no longer seeks to split my seams asunder,

i'll take …

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

The Fawn and the Turtles (7)

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

Published 2 years ago.

The Fawn and the Turtles (6)

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

Published 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 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
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