A Polski Christmas: On the Verge

A Polski Christmas: On the Verge

It was a time when Polak jokes ran rampant and I didn't want to be one of them. As a kid, I found my Polish heritage to be  a source of embarrassment rather than pride. Our neighbors were the Butlers, the Johnsons, the Millers and the Jacksons. My surname stood apart in its wild morphing [...]

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Today the dVerse Poets Pub has tasked us with pouring a powerful spirit poem cocktail. Or go ghostie with it. Get into the spirit of the holidays. Is your muse a restless spirit? Write about it! Use it as an adjective: spiritual, or spirited (lively, full of energy). Spirit can even be a verb: to [...]

Anonymous, Inc.

It's Tale-weaver over at MindLoveMisery's Menagerie.  Today our prompt is "Jobs." ℵ Without a doubt, my most memorable job was at Anonymous, Inc. as a data entry clerk. The pay was abysmal, the work itself was about as interesting as counting carpet fibers, and there was absolutely no chance for advancement. So what made it [...]

1st Degree Angel

1st Degree Angel

Today at Song Lyric Sunday, Jim has requested that we choose a song that has to do with food. So, I've chosen one of my all-time faves, Tupelo Honey by Van Morrison. ℵ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1snKFyZ_8-I   Song Facts "Tupelo Honey" is an unreserved typically mystic take on the domestic happiness Morrison had found since he'd married [...]

Last Knight

Last Knight

It's Fandango's Flashback Friday!  A year ago on this exact date, I created this story for a MindLoveMisery's Menagerie prompt. ℵ Dinah liked to think of herself as a realist, immune to faerie tales, knights in shining armor, and dreams that can't come true. That's bullshit kid stuff, she told herself, and Dinah was no [...]