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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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…

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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.

The Fawn and the Turtles (2)

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

Published 2 years 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 2 years 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.

Prophet

INVEST your time in righting wrongs

Inflicted by the greedy throngs

INVENT a scheme to give love pow…

Published 2 years ago.

Billows

BILLOWS buffet 'gainst the wall

The water roils below the fall

BELLOWS blow & stoke the flames

That …

Published 2 years ago.

Riddles in the Desert

Swaying slightly in his tracks, Oedipus gazed upward. Haggard, unkempt, exhausted, the former king o…

Published 2 years ago.

Hearts' Mending (5)

I seized my single chance ere it could flee,

Amazed I'd been accepted. And before

A year had passed,…

Published 2 years ago.

Hearts' Mending (4)

But graduation seemed a new beginning:

A different major to enrich my mind,

Fresh challenges and con…

Published 2 years ago.

Hearts' Mending (3)

It hasn't been so easy, shifting from

Our college days, our ev'ry hour together,

And sharing all our…

Published 2 years ago.

Hearts' Mending (2)

There's no one else who's helped me know my self,

My heart, without dissembling or disguise.

You sho…

Published 2 years ago.

Hearts' Mending (1)

I'd like to call and ask if you'd stop by.

It's been too long! We really should catch up,

But ev'ry …

Published 2 years ago.

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