The Optimism on Steroids contest

Welcome to the Optimism on Steroids contest. Please write a gooey, saccharine, cringy inspirational paragraph (that will make Hallmark cards sound like poetry) on your blog or in the comments section. Address it to Gilbert who is our depressed Literati Mafia Mascot. Feel free to make sure it’s full of fluff. Add your sugary metaphors,…

Sounds Fishy

There once was a man, Richard Tamin A philanderer known for his scammin His wife smelled his hand He said, “Please understand! I was just at the fair tossing salmon!” © A.P. Christopher 2018 Written for The Literati Mafia Sunday Prompt

curses

say it in anger say it in frustration in sadness & sorrow say it in exasperation in amazement & awe say it for effect for emphasis say it to make yourself laugh for levity for celebration for kinship say it just to say it… (i for one am glad to live in an era when…

Hey, This is Maureen! – Satire

Holy shit, are you people for real? You have got to be kidding me, you all sound like a bunch of little kids playing make believe. You want me to beg, grovel for your forgiveness? Not going to happen. You can all continue to collectively stroke each others egos in that safe little echo chamber…