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The Murky Shallows of Life (a belated Weekly Prompt poem for 17th November)

The Murky Shallows of Life The first time that she saw him He was standing alone on the pier, He began to walk, so desolate A stranger, a no one, it would appear. ~ The second time that she saw him, He was alone again in the woods. His desolation ever deeper, To reach him, […]

The Spidersons: Weekly Prompt 11/17

The Spidersons: Weekly Prompt 11/17

Mom Spider: “Honey…?” Dad Spider: “Yes my dear…?” Mom Spider: “Why is there a big Christmas Tree in the front yard?” Dad Spider: “Me and the kids put it up last night after you went to bed, why…? Don’t you like it?” Mom Spider: ” Oh…I like it fine, but it’s not even Thanksgiving yet” […]

The Spider’s Web: Response to Nov. 17 Writing Prompt

Submitted by quiall in response to the November 17 CSB Writing Prompt. *** THE SPIDER’S WEB LOVING TENDRILS BALANCED FOR SURVIVAL ALWAYS ON THE PRECIPICE GLIMMERING IN THE MOONLIGHT SWAYING IN THE WIND LIVING ON THE EDGE OF FOREVER. SILKEN STRANDS FOUNDATIONS FOR A HOME BARRIERS TO THE UNWARY ENTICEMENTS TO THE UNFORTUNATE FEARED AND […]

Weekly Prompt for November 17, 2013

For this week’s writing prompt, consider this photo and write something–a poem, a short story, an essay, a prose piece–that relates back to this photo.  It is a dewy spider web.  But you might see it differently.  Please link to this post when you submit your own.  Enjoy 🙂

Winner of the November 10th Prompt – Tomorrow

This weeks spotlight prompt entry is Helen Midgley with her poem ‘When Tomorrow Comes’. Congratulations. There were a number of very good entries for this prompt, but I found this one to be an especially beautiful piece. Yesterday is over, Memories and shadow, Whispers of a lifetime, Echoes that we borrow. Picture postcard images, Reflections […]

Anon, my love (Tomorrow Prompt)

Hazy horizon. Battle cries. I feel my brothers, Tread solemn beside me. I hear their pain, And their cries of sorrow. Tomorrow we promise The war will be over. Unto tomorrow, Our cares we send. A cry of ravens Casts fear among us. Tomorrow, they croaked Tomorrow. * Time shifts, It bends and forgets. It […]

Short Story: No More Tomorrow (Response to Nov. 10 Writing Prompt)

Here is my response to this week’s Community Storyboard writing prompt:  Tomorrow. *** Melissa’s mother, June, was always exhorting her to not put off till tomorrow what you can do today.  Or something like that.  She usually turned a deaf ear to her mother’s nagging, although of course now she would gladly listen for eternity […]

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