slapdashmonuments

slapdashmonuments

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

219 stories, 1 challenge, 1 prompt, 225 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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Gray Blind 3

Rachael's eyes could not focus. Where was the glass wall? Where was the bathroom door? It all appear…

Published 2 years ago.

Gray Blind 2

Her faded blue jeans--faded through use, not by chemicals at a factory--seemed to be slit into strip…

Published 2 years ago.

Gray Blind 1

Rachael slipped into the bathroom, eyes on the hallway beyond. She rested her back on the shelves an…

Published 2 years ago.

7/27/2016

My future, furious, lunges

With weapons sharp and bright

To fell me where I stand.

--

A single blow …

Published 2 years ago.

My face turns green and pale

The world waits for me

With greedy, eager hopes;

Prepared with oiled ropes

It waits with vile glee.

Published 2 years ago.

Woebegone

Woe, be gone

Don't linger on

Just try and find a wider home

There's lots of spots

That you could go

Published 2 years ago.

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 3 years ago.

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Followers 17

ethelthefrog
JonB
Jim Stitzel
ElshaHawk LoA
Brebelles
Escapist
Robert Quick
Abstract
Fantasist
creamer
wolframdioxide
Anorak
rhubarb_j
Emmyful
GradualUprising
Mighty-Joe Young LOA
TheCheshireChris