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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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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 years ago.

Reinstalling my System (4)

The progress bar moves slowly still

Do not unplug your unit,

I rub my temples wearily

I know I can't…

Published 3 years ago.

Reinstalling my System (3)

That's all the standard user needs--

The office suite for home,

With other users disallowed,

Not rec…

Published 3 years ago.

Reinstalling my System (2/9)

But, as per norm, a glitch appeared

I shouldn't love them all!

Perhaps a virus tossed its rope

To sc…

Published 3 years ago.

Reinstalling my System (1/9)

Hi. After storm and stress, I find

I can't do much right now

But wag my cursor back and forth

And wa…

Published 3 years ago.

Fight to the Finish

My life is an arena where a struggle for control

Is always raging, night and day. O, who shall win m…

Published 3 years ago.

Obliging Souls

Elden was always such an obliging person: a foster mother to me, who took better care of me than my …

Published 3 years ago.

Eponymous Steaming Mugshot

Open the bag, use your best scoop.

Prepare your keyboard and your mill. Each bean is a notion, an i…

Published 3 years ago.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Sad, I picture myself cutting the sugary crust with my stainless steel fork. When it cracked apart t…

Published 3 years ago.

An Intrusive Thought

I hadn't heard from you in several days, my dear close friend. Sunday when I thought of you I was su…

Published 3 years ago.

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