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 [...]

True Darkness

True Darkness

This week at Mindlovemisery's Menagerie, 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 is: There was a heavy thunderstorm, the wind [...]

The Special Friend

The Special Friend

It's the Lucky Dip over at the MindloveMisery's Menagerie Blog!  Today our mission is to craft a Monotetra. Monotetra The monotetra is a new poetic form developed by Michael Walker. Each stanza contains four lines in monorhyme. Each line is in tetrameter (four metrical feet) for a total of eight syllables. What makes the monotetra [...]