Category Archives: Writing Challenges

Killer Words 2

The best weaponry… Continue reading

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Amusements

Toying with kittens Child’s play, like taking candy Fear not wee scratches Little ones playing at big Amusements of life growing RL Haiku / Tanka Writing challenge: Chuckle https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/chuckle/ Photo: Zawadi Mungu, lion dad at Oregon Zoo, Portland

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First Thought

I am the first thought On his mind as daybreak blinks Sunday morning bliss…  Gently smudging pain’s traces Sweetly replacing wishes RL Haiku / Tanka Inspired by the artwork of: aaronpaquette.net and prompted by: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/heal/

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Shut Up; Inspiration’s Tapping

Road blocks, creativity blocks, block heads…It’s a mindbender how often we stumble into the crevices of mental-logjam hell. Where you can’t get past step: what the hell is wrong with me? We’ve all encountered it and I have a theory … Continue reading

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The Wins of Futility

[Short story – theme: conquer] He enjoyed the idea that he was tormenting her while he dangled his presence around her, but the facades of his intent were very poor disguise, rather sophomoric and predictable. The fitting of his mask rendered him … Continue reading

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A Strange Cawcophany

The window rattled Harbinger delivery Deep eyes command, “heed” Friends caw with concern Wariness is in order Step back from the sill Strange portents unveiled Holding unforeseen remorse Seeks to change the past RL https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/anticipation/ Photo contribution via Facebook, T Mungo

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October Surprises

He knows he’s always been loved Held by an eternal ribbon of energy, binding lifetimes after lifetime Until madness strikes, darkening, once again, all revelation Hope became obscured by landmines of poisoned frivolities Silly id dreams; a dance mix of Oedipus, … Continue reading

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Friends in Low Places – Unfinished Business…

Lusting for her fall Your four ears in on her calls Sharing how she bleeds Re-tooled her story While you bonded in secret Winking together Cheshire grins & glee Pleased to have gifted chagrin A graceless friendship Sometimes what seems like … Continue reading

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Animal Crackers – Hiding Haiku Facades

Lackluster works fly Critique: trying far too hard To gain the best howl Outdated phrases Begin to sound desperate Like ‘dances with wolves’ Such ease, in the end To crack up a dull ego Toss words like raw meat Rawr… I got … Continue reading

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Emotional Liquid Bugs, Floating Upon Haiku Tension

Water nymph skimming Measuring the surfaces Of her jealousy Old wasp sits & sips Watching for validation Of her loyalty Hydrometridae Sought win by claiming waste Loses face for it RL Just a little light-hearted fun in the middle of intense … Continue reading

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