Poetry and Short Stories

"First Time"
First Time


"Just one, it will help with the pain"

I felt like I was starring in an after-school special
About peer pressure and was waiting
For the credits to roll but they didn’t
They were still
Mindlovemisery Menagerie Photo: "Electricity"
Submitted to Mindlovemisery Menagerie's Photo Prompt:



Electricity is in the air as the energy of life draws in upon itself to create a powerful force of Nature.
Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers: Wild Blue Yonder
My submission for Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers--feedback always welcome!

Journal Entry #8934
Just yesterday I was sailing--no--"riding the crests that mirror
Teenagers: Me/Them
Today's memories and such are brought to you by the wonderful people at Imaginary Garden with Real Toads via the song video, "Watch the Corners" by Dinosaur Jr. I have no plan more than to write a few
Mutant 750 Challenge: "Wave"
This week for the Mutant 750 challenge, I was given both a visual prompt (in this case a video) and a word prompt and definition.

Here is my creative monster. Enjoy 🙂


Right hand
Friday Fictioneers: The Humble Castle
Photo by Rachel Bjerke and prompt by Friday Fictioneers:


This morning I found a magical castle hiding behind Highway 2 towards the city. Being a very humble castle, only
Haiku for Chocolate (and one more)
Today's challenge at Mindlovesmisery Menagerie is to come up with a haiku about chocolate. I did one of those and one about a current event in my life 🙂 Visit their site to play along,