The Woods of Io

The Woods of Io

Today's writing prompt over at MindLoveMisery's Menagerie is pet.   I was a homeless, pregnant calico cat living in an upscale residential neighborhood in Mobile, Alabama. I’d had humans at one time, but they moved away and left me behind. After new people moved into our house, I realized my people weren’t coming back. I [...]

Vladimir & Vivienne

Vladimir & Vivienne

Today at MindloveMisery's Menagerie we are asked to write a story or poem in which opposites attract. Here's mine: ∞ Theirs was the kind of love that even Calliope could not charm into verse. Though inspired to the brink of madness, troubadours were graceless to make melody of it. Simply, it was its own symphony. Universally taboo, yet pure [...]

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 [...]

Last Knight

Last Knight

It's Fandango's Flashback Friday!  A year ago on this exact date, I created this story for a MindLoveMisery's Menagerie prompt. ℵ Dinah liked to think of herself as a realist, immune to faerie tales, knights in shining armor, and dreams that can't come true. That's bullshit kid stuff, she told herself, and Dinah was no [...]