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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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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 years ago.

Interim

The disaster happened. What I feared the most, really occurred. I lost it all, all I wanted to keep,…

Published 2 years ago.

Music History Anecdote!

Many people like the old song sung by Doris Day and covered by countless others, but relatively few …

Published 2 years ago.

Family History Time!

My name is Boopy Daniels. I just wanted to tell you the origin of my name, since lots of people seem…

Published 2 years ago.

3 Word Prompt: evocative, eloquent, and ebullient

Dear!

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You're so eloquent as you improvise in song

A rivulet of notes with the flotsam of your th…

Published 2 years ago.

3 Word Prompt: Lost, absolution, and peace

I am blissful, at peace.

I have worked for so long to achieve this state.

I know I had my personal…

Published 2 years ago.

Emotions and Anaesthetics

Emotions rage & flare inside my mind


I panic, scream, & quiver oftentimes,


But these explosive fee…

Published 2 years ago.

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Followers 16

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