Category Archives: MindLoveMisery’s Menagerie

Boys in the Woods

This week’s prompt for Mindlovemosery’s Menagerie First  Line Friday is: They congregated up in the hills, far away from judging eyes.   They congregated up in the hills, far away from judging eyes. Who could blame them? Had the narrow-minded townsfolk gotten wind of what those boys (who are now men) were up to, well, […]
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To be Us

It’s Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie’s Lucky Dip! Today our writing prompt is the Oddquain — a short, usually unrhymed poem consisting of seventeen syllables distributed 1, 3, 5, 7, 1 in five lines, developed by Glenda L. Hand. You and I were never meant to be but we happened anyway. Fate. Hearts like ours have their own […]
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The Gun

It is First Line Friday over at Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie. Our writing prompt for this week is “Take the gun.” “Take the gun,” Gary whispered. Melanie stifled a giggle. “And leave the cannoli?” “Oh, for God’s sake!” Gary flung the script to the floor. “Will you please be serious for once?” “I couldn’t help it!” Melanie laughed. […]
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After All

Here’s what’s going on today over at the Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie: This week consider the notion of Eulogy as a task to write about. It could be your own, a friend, a parent, a child or you may like to write a story in which a eulogy features. Susan lived a long, long life. Too long […]
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Hearts of Summer

Today at Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie, we have Heeding Haiku with Chèvrefeuille. This week’s prompt is Summer Love.   Hearts of summer fall quickly; forgetting seasons are temporary.