Hour 19 – Cheating – Image Prompt

Penny for my thoughts you say A  penny ain’t enough You say you love me for my mind But now it seems you’re stuck. See I’ve seen you smoking Though you swore you quit And while I don’t mind lying I just can’t get over…

Hour 19 – The Mythical Sun and Moon – Text Prompt

Welcome to San Luno, run by Señor Bruno We sleep during your day light Within this city we keep desert hours We come awake at night Buildings made of mesa, stone and pueblo cliffs The inhabitants are happy Though there’s lots we miss. Like there…

Hour 18 – This Wealth Means Death – Image prompt

This Wealth Means Death To some this orange hue is welcome A lovely bloom in spring A confident orange blossom That wealth and happiness does bring But to me this bloom means death The stamen causes allergies As fierce as tiger’s claws The petals poison…

Hour 18 – The First Kitten – Text Prompt

The First Kitten She had been expecting For quite a while And told me as much loudly That she was with child At first I could not know I’d never seen a queen But then it was obvious And nearly too late to be seen…

Hour 17 – Geoff the Great – Image Prompt

Oh, what’s this? Visitors beneath the mountain? Through still waters, they approach Don’t they know whose territory they encroach? Hm, bipedal, but no matter, They will crawl in time. What alien creatures They may be, I will make them mine. The scientist had warned them,…

Hour 17 – Manticore Slew Dragon – Text Prompt

Creature with a mane, front claws that maim Cloven hoofed hind legs, goat stomach but not head A fire brews within it, its tail is scaled and hisses The original, the monstrous maven, the chimera craven None could fight it save its brother, a beast…

Poetry Marathon Hour 17:

Prompt from BlueJay Prompt Journal: What never mattered, anyway? Prompt 17: Somewhere in northern lousiana but farther south than I’m willing to admit –   there’s a house with a dusty rose bar stool that has had four dozen poems written about it and a…

Hour 16 – The Cost of Mankind – Image Prompt

Lumber yard Construction Sunset Industry Destruction Regret Built city Production End it Flat lands Reduction Spend it Mountain land Obstruction Bend it Train Station Seduction Defend it Cross puzzle Induction Up ended Graveyard Destruction Unscented

Hour 16 – Condor – Text Prompt

I’ve Fangs of beast But no teeth, Claws but bear no eyes My children might soon go extinct They take your children’s lives Coyote Burned me once And Bobcat hid my wife I have an empty stomach With which to feast on flesh They burned…

Hour 15- Ghosted Plant – Image Prompt

What do I see in these ghostly leave Portents of the future? Or perhaps the echoes of the past Or a mysterious allure. I see their structure clear as day See the way they work Their delicate lace pattern Revealing nature’s secrets And how it’s…