True Darkness

True Darkness

It's time for Fandango's Friday Flashback! How about you? Why don’t you reach back into your own archives and highlight a post that you wrote on this very date in a previous year? You can repost your Friday Flashback post on your blog and pingback to Fandango's origina post at https://fivedotoh.com/2020/10/16/fandangos-friday-flashback-october-16/ This week at Mindlovemisery's [...]

The Book of Samuel

There was pregnant pause fit for an ellipsis at the Plath Institute for the Punctuationally Perplexed. Apostrophes dangled in mid-air—like modifiers—pondering their functions. Were they in for possession, or did their presence suggest a multitude of charges? Commas found themselves scattered, unsure of where to go and how many of them were necessary. Meanwhile, the semi-colons, colons and em-dashes jockeyed for position in the awkward [...]

Monte

Monte

To Monte, it seemed as if they'd been walking for days. He wished they could stop for a snack & a drink of water, but apparently The Guy was on some sort of mission. Since they'd begun their journey he'd barely acknowledged Monte's existence. Ever since the motorized machine stopped moving and they started on their [...]

In Pursuit

Dagmar Bezhyumanka was a woman on a mission to flush out true love from its hiding place. She'd exhausted the traditional methods: blind dates, fix-ups, singles' bars, even hanging out in the produce section of the Jewel-Osco on Sunday mornings in hopes of snagging Mr. Right. No luck. Men in Chicago were more sophisticated than the dim [...]

Supremely Tempting

Supremely Tempting

It's Song Lyric Sunday again! This week Jim Adams has chosen the Halloween related prompts of Ghost/Pumpkin/Trick/Treat/Witch. So, I've chosen "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me" by Diana Ross & the Supremes and The Temptations. Lyrics Eddie:I'm gonna do all the things for you, a girl wants a man to do.Oh, baby (Oh, baby)I'll sacrifice [...]