Demon Cat

She watched from the treeline in the heat of that summer evening, a strange ochre colored beast with cotton ears and short front legs – white, like she was wearing stockings. In my lethargy, I watched back as she crept closer, and wondered of my…

The Firefly And The Moth 1/2 marathon poem #9

The Firefly And The Moth 1/2 marathon poem #9 In the strange heat of an English summer Where the firefly hides within a bottle Safely glowing behind a glass bulb’s wall In these trying times he’s out of trouble In the strange heat of an…

Free Verse – Goldilocks

Prompt 9, Hour 9 Write a poem containing at least five of the following ten words. If you want it can include all ten words. If this prompt seems at all familiar, it is probably because we do it every year, just with different words….

The Pandemic Summer Vacation

The cottage hid behind the treeline. A firefly circled my bottle of Stella.   It was good to breathe without the mask. It was good to escape the heat and strange faces of the desert city.   The lethargy of summer in my knees, The…

5:00 pm – Snooze – Hour 9 – DONE

pressed at the moment of alarm not ready begs for more time but it robs from the future to appease the present eroding foundations constructing unstable structures over underdeveloped time

Lincoln in the Bardo (Prompt 11 and 12, Hour 9)

He didn’t mean to die, and break his daddy’s heart, that poor little Willy, but he did. We almost lost our Mr. Lincoln to grief. Only the kind spirits saw the danger, knew what had to be done, and selflessly applied limited etheric skills to…

The mortgaged heart

1 Somehow I’ve never thought to say anything it’s hard to complain when the terms have never been disclosed and you don’t know who holds the note or when it’s supposed to come due I guess I’ve always figured the payments will eventually get to…

An Unlikely Father

Whilst everyone is happy That she got a perfect partner to spend her life with The father is upset Because he is going to take the reason for his living away from him Whilst everyone is rejoicing That she got a perfect partner to look…

Flossing (5:00 PM) – edit done (Hour 9)

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