It’s Fireblossom Friday, over at the Imaginary Garden with Real Toads. Our task today is to create a poem using one of the following words: Schadenfreude. (German) The experience of joy, pleasure, or self-satisfaction that comes from the learning of or witnessing the troubles, failures or humiliation of another.2. Bete Noire. (French) A person or […]
Today’s writing prompts for the 3TC over at The Haunted Wordsmith are after hours, affair, share. *** Frankie bartends at a 1980s after hours club in downtown Denver, called Rail. His wife Celeste, is none too pleased with this, but she has to admit the money he brings home is phenomenal. Yet, Celeste’s worries are […]
Today at the MindLoveMisery’s Menagerie blog, we have Tale Weaver. The visual prompts is the image below. “Gee, Dad. This place is really old!” “It certainly is, Bobby.” “Who used to live here?” “Believe it or not, Bobby, this is where your mother’s grandparents used to live,” Dad lied. “Wow!” Bobby’s eyes were the size […]
The prompts for the Weekly Tanka Challenge over at the Ramblings of a Writer Blog are synonyms for the words emotions and healing. Sorrow is all I felt when you dumped me for her. My heart has mended; and now I thank you.
Today at the MindLoveMisery’s Menagerie Blog, it’s Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille. Our task is to revise this Haiku by Basho: In these drops of dew Let me wash as a trial The dust of this world. Morning dewdrops heal, cleanse this human-stained planet time and time again.
It’s the Haunted Wordsmith’s Three Things Challenge! Today’s writing prompts are the words cheese, feather, and game. Danna was hosting a slumber party for four of her friends. After eating too much pizza, making giggly phone calls to the boys they liked, and a few rounds of “Truth or Dare,” the girls decided to play […]
Today at dVerse, our prompt is “Come to the Circus!” Here it comes again — the circus: where animals cry on the inside. Performing stupid painful, unnatural tricks wishing they were home. Whips and prods, people yelling laughing big bright lights— no wonder they snap.
Today’s is Photo Challenge #230 over at the Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Blog. The writing prompt is the image below. “Dang Pa,” Mervin said. “Whaddaya make o’ that?” “I don’t rightly know, son.” Pa ran his hand over his chin and beard. “Ain’t never seen nothin’ like it.” “Reckon it’s a Harvest Moon?” Billy-Ray asked. “I dunno, […]
It’s the Sunday Whirl #369! The words we are to use in a story or poem are below. She’d written and sent him ten letters to his one. Common sense told her that their relationship was over; finished. But she wouldn’t give up. Peri was in love with Daniel and nothing was going to […]
Today at the Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie blog, our task is to write about the improbable, how we can be manipulated by the information we are subjected to. You could reflect on the current world situation. You could construct a totally fictitious tale. Let the prompt lead you and have fun. “We interrupt this program to bring you […]