Author Archives: The Abject Muse

This Tree

Today at Crimson’s Creative Challenge, the writing prompt is the image below.   See? There it is. The very same tree in which you carved our initials all those years ago. You can still see them if you know where to look, which of course I do. At the time, I thought it was a […]
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Wild-Ass Search Party

“Oh, Dude…” Sebastian sighed. “What are we gonna do?“ “Poor little guy.” François mumbled, clenching Pendragon’s broken chain. “I don’t even know where to start looking!” “Maybe we should call the cops & report him as a missing person.” Sebastian picked up a tattered paper airplane and began refolding it into the shape of da Vinci’s Glider. […]
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Wild-Ass Abduction

“Who was that?” François sputtered through a mouthful of sardine sandwich. “Dude?” Sebastian announced as he hung up the phone. “We got big problems.” “How so?” He took slurped another bite of the sloppy sandwich. “Frankie, how can you eat that?” Sebastian grumbled. “It’s stinkin’ up the whole house!” “Open mouth, shove in, chew and swallow.” François shrugged. […]
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The Blessing

It’s Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, over at the Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie. The prompt for today is: first day of spring ‘neath the willow tree a blessing of unicorns graze contentedly. Patchouli-scented breezes flutter their manes and tails.    

Locket Nest

It’s Photo Challenge #247 at the Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie blog. The writing prompt is the image below. Hi. My name’s Bethany. Betcha can’t guess what I did today. It’s a secret so if I tell you, you gotta double-dog swear you won’t tell on me. Here’s what happened: After lunch Mommy said my little brother Harry […]
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