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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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.

Connected by Love (3/3)

I've learned to trust that love exists aplenty,


And that most people long to be adored.


Some think…

Published 2 years ago.

Connected by Love (2/3)

When you departed, love, you'd been afflicted

And mute so long. My strength and hope had flagged.

I …

Published 2 years ago.

Connected by Love (1/3)

I'm torn, my dear. I don't know what to do.

I wish you were alive, that you'd respond

To guide me, a…

Published 2 years ago.

As it Was in the Beginning (2/2)

The details of my enterprise--my private toil--

You abused me each night, satisfied I was loyal

Savv…

Published 2 years ago.

As it Was in the Beginning (1/2)

---And this is the time when you send me back

Back over the junkyard, across the track

And under aba…

Published 2 years ago.

The Lilacs and the Tarpit

The lilacs blow along the banks

Not far from barrels, tubs, and tanks

They wave so gently in the bre…

Published 2 years ago.

The New Pickles!--A resumation and hexhumation

Well the new pickles of the litter got along great with me, we played tag and price and code and dea…

Published 2 years ago.

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Jim Stitzel
ElshaHawk LoA
Brebelles
Escapist
Robert Quick
Abstract
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