The Drug

The Drug

For the dVerse Prosery prompt, we write prose that includes a line from a poem. This line is given in the prompt—you do not choose it. Our Prosery piece must not exceed 144 words. I don’t know why I was surprised every time love started or ended. I use the same MO every time; they [...]

Kerwyn Argyle

Kerwyn Argyle

The wind howled outside his hovel as Kerwyn Argyle ladled the last of the pungent stew into his bowl. It was going bad, but the thick glop warmed his innards nicely that December evening. It was a thankless job, being the cemetery's caretaker, but Kerwyn didn't mind it. In fact, he took pride in his occupation, as did his father [...]

A Moonlit Night

A Moonlit Night

This week over at the Friday Fictioneers blog, Rochelle has given us the above photo by Ceayr as a writing prompt. 100 words. "So, that's where it happened." Madeleine explained and nodded toward the fountain. "How romantic!" Dalia smiled.  "Yeah, I suppose." Madeleine gripped her walker and looked away. "You suppose? Tell me, was it [...]

Travel Plans

Travel Plans

de Jackson, (aka WhimsyGizmo) is hosting the dVerse Poets Pub tonight, and she asks us to create a Quadrille (44 words) incorporating the word stir. when I come across a lone cufflink, chipped button off an old dress shirt — and you've been gone, what? thirty-some years now — I still get that sweet fluffy [...]

The Rain

The Rain

This week at Song Lyric Sunday, Jim has given us the prompt of listen/hear/talk/speak. I've chosen Rhythm of the Rain, by The Cascades from 1963.   Song Facts: This was written by The Cascades lead singer John Gummoe, who told us the story in October 2008: "I wrote 'Rhythm of the Rain' over a period [...]