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

Music Mondays

Music Mondays features a new song each week. Listen to the music, with or without watching the video, draw inspiration from the featured image, and write a letter, poem, short story, or essay with your thoughts. Post your original work to your personal blog (not in the comments section as previously suggested). Be sure to…

For the First Time

There she was, bathed in shadows Her fingers trailing Along the keys Each note so sweet, coated in honey She was enticing to the core. And for the first time ever I prayed with all my heart. I prayed for the music to never cease And for this euphoria to last forever. © Ashes (2018)…

Lepers

Prompt: Gargoyles, Cathedral, Architecture For when the bells of iron chime Then on to the cathedral Do they move along the streets to fall in line Stop they, all the tearful toil Standing cold and idle Not a shift or sidle – rigid as gargoyles With given words of ashen lecture Symbols of compassion Worn…

Diogenes

Weekly Prompt: Oil, Flicker, Darkness Additionally, there’s an IG account whose prompt for the week is “Mythology” I shall try to use…all of that… Alas, I see the sun as full as moons upon the dusk And e’re I see the light consumes Another mere costume upon your husk Where I conceive illumination set upon…