Category: writing

Attack #435

I’m not sure if any of you are aware of it or not, but there is a war going on in The Castle these days. It has been raging for months, actually, but since I am not particularly fussed by six-legged creatures, I have not felt it necessary […]

The Gilded Wood

There are wonders to be found In a gilded wood Damp in melted frost, Awash with ancient sunshine, Alive with the chattering rush of squirrels, The honking goose, Birdsong of a thousand melodies, The subtle crunch of damp leaves And hidden bogs of sucking mud. My breath rises […]

Fallacy

The gold-eyed serpent JEALOUSY (Author and architect of fallacy) Hears what she wishes, Seeks proof to her claims, Fashions guilt from innocence, Slanders. Maims. Reputations lie wounded. She has blood in her teeth – She bites at scabs And licks underneath. She is right and correct To rip […]

Flash Fiction: The Hiding Place

“I ain’t ‘fraid of the dark.” “Me neither.” “Don’t be stupid, Brucey, everybody knows you are.” “Well, I ain’t!” Kip rolled his eyes. Brucey had moved so close in the dark Kip could feel him shaking. “Git off me, then!” Kip elbowed his brother aside, but there wasn’t […]

What The Nose Knows

  They say ‘The nose knows…” I believe they are right Whether it sniffs or it blows. Never take for granted  The ability to sense The presence of poison, Pheromone,  Scents To enrich or endanger Life as we know it. Oh, poor unappreciated nose! Unless it bleeds or […]