Poem for Weekend Writing Prompt #144: The Woman in Stone

Photo by Voicu Dragomir on Unsplash. Inspired by Weekend Writing Prompt 144. 71 words   I am the woman trapped in stone, The sculpture held in thrall— Cold is my captor, but warm my heart Still beating ‘neath this pall— Release me, sculptor, and you will find The love for which you dream— Excise the spell from out … Continue reading Poem for Weekend Writing Prompt #144: The Woman in Stone

Flash Fiction for Weekend Writing Prompt #139–The Runaway

Photo by Francesco Ungaro from Pexels. Trying to get back into the swing of writing with a little flash fiction today. Thanks to Sammi Cox for inspiration. 108 words Exhausted and shivering, I devoured the hunk of bread and cheese the hermit placed before me. I was vaguely aware of my surroundings: rough stone walls, a blazing fire, … Continue reading Flash Fiction for Weekend Writing Prompt #139–The Runaway

Poem for Weekend Writing Prompt #135: The Writer

Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash. 136 words I have become a lobotomy patient, Exposed to the cruel hand that is Writing, As the clock’s interminable tick-tick-tick Drills a hole in my skull.   I cannot write! I cry aloud to the vacuum-like room But it doesn’t listen. The blank page screams in my face As it sucks … Continue reading Poem for Weekend Writing Prompt #135: The Writer

Flash Fiction for Weekend Writing Prompt #133: Longevity

Photo by Aleksandar Cvetanovic on Unsplash. Written for Sammi Cox's Weekend Writing Prompt #133. 76 words The butler’s longevity grew more astonishing by the generation. When he transferred his servitude to the youngest Everleigh, stories of his wondrously long life stretched back as far as Colin’s fourth-great-grandfather. Colin was only twelve and didn’t care for history. He wanted … Continue reading Flash Fiction for Weekend Writing Prompt #133: Longevity