Category Archives: Fiction


It’s Wordle Monday over at Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie This week’s words are: Trial Wrestling Regulate Nuanced Uninterrupted Chiromancer (Palm-reader) Magical Carrion Vociferous Input Impact Dominant A cackle of hyenas feasted off fresh carrion near the shoulder of Route 66. Turkey vultures circled high above in the Arizona sky, waiting their turn. Occasionally, one would squawk as […]
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Dead Dolly

** Until the day I die, I’ll never forget them glassy, unblinking eyes. You know, I’d made that gris-gris—what you all call a Voodoo Doll— myself.  Mawmaw taught me how  when I was a kid back in Bayou Lafourche.  She said that since we were direct descendents of Marie Laveau, it was our legacy.  My mama died giving birth to me, so […]
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The Fates

In an alternate universe, would The Fates smile upon us, or laugh?              

#8 of 30-Day Song Challenge

Day #8: a song about alcohol or drugs. Where to begin? 🙂  

Family Secret

It’s First Line Friday at The Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie blog! Florence paused at the door, “what the hell did you just say?” “I said,” Frankie grabbed the remote and turned down the volume on the TV. “That I joined the Zombie Apocalypse Response Team.” “I cannot believe my ears.” Florence closed the door and plopped down […]
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#7 of 30-Day Song Challenge

Some driving music….  

#5 of 30-Day Song Challenge

  So, today we want something that must be played loud!