Category Archives: MindLovesMisery Menagerie

Blowing It

Today’s writing prompt at Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie is the metaphor, “blowing one’s own horn.” Derek was an average kid. He made Bs and Cs in school, maybe an occasional A if he was lucky. His parents, however, claimed he was a ‘gifted child.’ They fawned over him mercilessly. If he failed, it was someone else’s fault […]
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Twilight Time

This week’s Haiku prompt over at Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie is Twilight. The mystical time between dusk and sunset when Nature holds her breath and casts the spell of twilight: letting night gently fall.    

Change of Life

Welcome to the Saturday Mix – Unique Personality, 9 February 2019! This week we are diving into the depths of PERSONIFICATION. Our challenge is all about the use of personification in our writing. You will need to use the statement provided in your response – which can be poetry or prose. Our statement using, personification […]
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Summertime Song

This week’s challenge at Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie is to make Chèvrefeuille’s Tan Renga complete by adding your two-lined stanza to the his haiku: silence found the colorful sky at sunset – cicadas sing   © Chèvrefeuille   their summertime song fireflies sway in twilight’s breeze    

Trick Heart

Today at Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie, the writing prompt is The Dissonant Heart. Sometimes, it comes close   Almost, but not quite. My heart flips and flops   As it tumbles into love pausing in mid-somersault to roll over & play dead.