Author Archives: The Abject Muse

Pile-Up

  The prompt for this piece of flash fiction is “Object.” Forty-one words. Marlys was all about the bling. The shinier and flashier the object, the better. Engagement rings were her favorite and she had quite a collection. The trouble was what to do with the all those ex-fiancées piling up  in her cellar.  

Bad Meringue & Other Stories

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spiked

It’s Quadrille Monday over at the dVerse Poets Pub. The prompt is “Spike.” Spiked like the cherry punch at senior prom, slower than a Mississippi Sunday afternoon; softer than a kitten’s sigh but with a kick like a .475 Magnum — leaving me with the sweetest hangover that won’t let go. That’s how kissing you […]
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Jackie’s Paper

This week’s prompt at 3LineTales is the image below by Clem Onojeghuo via Unsplash. Every evening the man would stop at Jackie’s Papers & Books and flip through the books and magazines. He would spend at least an hour looking at the intriguing titles and colorful covers, as if trying to decide which one to purchase. The […]
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Twilight Time

This week’s Haiku prompt over at Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie is Twilight. The mystical time between dusk and sunset when Nature holds her breath and casts the spell of twilight: letting night gently fall.