Playground relic

rusty playground seat

The once bright yellow rocking horse seat was all that remained of the playground. Lyle was surprised the useless relic, battered and worn from use and disuse, wasn’t ripped out of the ground when the rest of the park was razed. It was cruel if left as a backhanded memorial for the kids who disappeared, Lyle […]

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100 Word Challenge: Secret

crocheted pink dogwood blossoms

Putting my yarn organizing project to good use, I began a scarf I hope to finish in time for my mom for Christmas. Knowing how badly I procrastinate sometimes, she will be lucky to get it for Mother’s Day… 2018. Since I’m showing and telling here, it will be a good chance to test if […]

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A run-on slam

black and white shot of a metal trashcan against a brick wall

Composing slam poetry while huddled around a burning trash can for warmth on a frigid winter night, a gang of gamins – distinguished by their customary street uniforms of oversized denim jeans slung low on bony hips and Crooks & Castle hoodies, the too long sleeves pushed up passed ashy elbows – stood apart from a […]

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100 Word Challenge: Run-on sentence

train rails

I’m six hours late posting this week’s prompt and I’m still trying to figure out what word to give you all. So, let’s have a little fun this time. When I was in high school, I was a bit of an English geek. I had a group of friends who would diagram sentences for fun. We […]

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Devil on your shoulder

angel statue

Zular sprawled across the lichen-stained crypt, an occasional piteous moan escaping his demoniac body. “What’s the point?” He wailed. “What are you prattling on about, Zu?” Cassiel stretched out her luminous wings, sunlight reflecting into Zular eyes causing him to squint against the exquisite radiance. “I hate campaign season.” He rolled off the concrete vault, […]

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100 Word Challenge: Demon

gargoyle

Recently I purchased a Tibetan Spinning Meditation Ring. I have my doubts that it is actually from Tibet (it shipped from Port Charlotte, FL) and doubts on whether having it will mystically make meditation meaningful for me (I can’t seem to make my brain shut down long enough to think about ‘nothing’) but it’s a very […]

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