A Spoon in the Desert

A Spoon in the Desert

"Hey, Abdul!" "Hey guys, what's up?" "Where've you been all summer? It's the first day of school and we never even got to hang out!" Habib complained. "You'd never believe me." Abdul shook his head with a wry grin. "It's too...amazing." "Sure we would. C'mon! Give it up!" Ali urged. "Well, okay." Abdul shrugged. "My dad had [...]

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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 [...]