Floor #13

Floor #13

It is First Line Friday at the Mindlovemisery's Menagerie blog. Today's first line is The elevator stopped on the thirteenth floor with a lurch.  The elevator stopped on the thirteenth floor with a lurch. This was nothing new, actually, since the old elevator gave a jostling lurch on every floor at which it stopped. Anyway, the doors [...]

Rainbows & Potpourri

Rainbows & Potpourri

The unicorn wandered alone in the Elysian Fields where he lived. Without a doubt, the fields were beyond exquisite; no other place on the planet came close to its rare and dazzling beauty: 3D rainbows, turquoise-blue skies, ice-silver lakes and streams, and daisies and sunflowers shiny with dewdrops decorating the lush, emerald-green grass. There was [...]

With One Eye Closed

With One Eye Closed

It's Tuesday Poetics at the dVerse Poets Pub. Today's theme is "making much of madness.   Each day I am tormented when I search the newspaper obituary column and find you unlisted. I am afraid to leave my apartment: you could be everywhere. I check and double-check the six locks bolted to my splitting wooden [...]

My Charms

Today at the dVerse Poets, we have Art as Inspiration, and introducing Beverly Dyer.   I may as well have tried to tame a Mustang stallion or steal a mirage thinking my charms were enough to capture your heart and you would love me back.