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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doomed

the sound is doomed

the air is doomed

my lungs full up with spores that plumed

the friends i loved

t…

Published 2 years ago.

NaPo 2016, Day 14

Well, I’m failing at life.

I just cannot do right.

It’s a meaningless fight

I should never have trie…

Published 2 years ago.

Beat a Retreat

You know that words can hurt

Even more than a stick or a stone.

A pen destroys more than a sword

A d…

Published 2 years ago.

Survivor's Sonnet

A brittle, dessicated kind of life

That has been weakened outdoors in the sun

Near deafened by the c…

Published 2 years ago.

Health

My body’s health is better, while my mental health is worse

If that’s a joke, I don’t feel quite amu…

Published 2 years ago.

NaPo Day 19

Is there someone who can teach me

How to make and keep a friend?

For it feels as though my every sta…

Published 2 years ago.

Lesson To Learn

I never learned to love myself.

I know not how it’s done.

I am so weak in will and mind.

I seek, but…

Published 2 years ago.

Cheesecake Pictures

Shall I compare thee to a yummy cake?

Thou art much richer, solid on the fork

Wait, what was that? I…

Published 2 years ago.

A Bad Trip

So we were in the Blythesburg area and wanted something to do on the weekend, so we picked this plac…

Published 2 years ago.

Then the next phase began.

I pushed open the doors, straining my back a little, and with a creak they parted. They were thick, …

Published 2 years ago.

Reinstalling my System (9/9)

And please, my Lord, I beg Thee, heal

The pain in one and all,

Which I in my confusion caused.

Pleas…

Published 2 years ago.

Reinstalling my System (8)

And one day, I will find the way,

The strength to tell my spouse,

And hope to Heaven I won't lose

My…

Published 2 years ago.

Reinstalling my System (7)

I have so much, so very much

My frame can't hold it all

I'll burst if I attempt to keep

Its mass be…

Published 2 years ago.

Reinstalling my System (6)

No more can I control the way

I love, the quality

Of my affection, nor the strength--

Heart listens …

Published 2 years ago.

Reinstalling my System (5)

But no, my heart just wouldn't die,

It loved, though I ignored

Its every message, every urge

Shut do…

Published 2 years ago.

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Jim Stitzel
ElshaHawk LoA
Brebelles
Escapist
Robert Quick
Abstract
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