Gambino: The Stage Struck English Teacher Teaches Human Sexuality

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Everyone has a school teacher they’ll never forget. Mine was an 8th grade English lit teacher by the name of Mr. Gambino. He was a frustrated English teacher and failed Shakespearean actor. If you who missed the previous installments, please … Continue reading

Who Was That Masked Man? : Julia’s Place 100WCGU “…together the flames…”

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From Julia’s Place: What is 100WCGU?     Each week there is a prompt: a few connected words, a selection of individual words or a picture. You have a limited number of words to write a creative piece.   This … Continue reading

Sex, Sex, and More Sex – kbnelson’s Poetry Prompt: Book Spine Poetry, Monday, July 30, 2012

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kbnelson’s Poetry Prompt… Monday, July 30, 2012 Reason 2 Rhyme – Book Spine Poetry This week is a little different. She is asking for the following: Create a Book Spine Poem by layering titles to make a meaningful statement.  These … Continue reading

The Details of: God and Me and the Demons

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Just a little word play, or maybe a sort of a horror foreplay, or the gristly goosebumps of after play… God is in conflation shown by the details of cutis anserina; Though not as acute as the horripilation Caused by … Continue reading

Bud and Abbott Join the Foreign Legion – Picture It and Write

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Picture it and write from ermiliablog@wordpress Write a paragraph of fiction to accompany the image. Or, it can be a poem Anyone who wants to join in is welcome. the picture prompt for this week is below:       … Continue reading

The Sorcerer’s Apprentices: Friday Fictioneers, Part 2

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Each week Friday Fictioneers – Madison Woods posts a pic that begs to have a 100 word story written about it. Visit Madison Woods’ site if you’d like to see and/or learn more.   I couldn’t resist this second turn … Continue reading

Poli Sci: Friday Fictioneers, Part 1

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Each week Friday Fictioneers – Madison Woods posts a pic that begs to have a 100 word story written about it.  Visit Madison Woods’ site if you’d like to see and/or learn more.     This is this week’s picture … Continue reading

The Catechismic Mirror – Picture It and Write

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Picture it and write from ermiliablog@wordpress Write a  paragraph of fiction to accompany the image. Or, it can be a poem Anyone who wants to join in is welcome. The Catechismic Mirror Mirror, mirror on the floor, Who is the … Continue reading

Cross the Line or Else: Julia’s Place 100WCGU

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From Julia’s Place: What is 100WCGU? Each week there is a prompt: a few connected words, a selection of individual words or a picture. You have a limited number of words to write a creative piece. This week’s prompt is: … Continue reading

Temporacus, The Glad Gladiator: the Arts of War and Rites of Passage (Part Sevenus)

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If you missed Part 1, Part 2, Part 3,  Part 4,  Part V,  or Part Sixus Just click-us the link-us; and hook-us up-pus. Here a click and there a click. Everywhere a click-click. Temporacus, the Glad Gladiator, The Arts of … Continue reading

Hmm… kbnelson’s Poetry Prompt: Monday, July 23, 2012

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kbnelson’s Poetry Prompt…  Monday, July 23, 2012    Reason 2 Rhyme – A Word or a Phrase Choose a word or phrase you find yourself saying often (e.g. like, totally, hate, really, kind of) and write a poem using it … Continue reading

Comfort for God’s People

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This piece is inspired by Isaiah, Chapter 40. Interestingly, Isaiah comes from the wealthy, a royal family member who preaches fairness, compassion and hope. Who today, among the 1%, would stand with him? Where is the Shepherd? Where is the … Continue reading

Covenant: Julia’s Place 100WCGU

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From Julia’s Place:  What is 100WCGU? Each week there is a prompt: a few connected words, a selection of individual words or a picture.  You have a limited number of words to write a creative piece. This week’s prompt is: (see … Continue reading

Friday Fictioneers: Part 2 “First Meeting: Bring Your Own Mason Jars”

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Each week Friday Fictioneers – Madison Woods posts a pic that begs to have a 100 word story written about it. Click above to see this week’s entries. The pic is reprinted below My story is printed below. Visit Madison … Continue reading

Friday Fictioneers: Part 1 “Gladys Knight and the Pips”

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Each week Friday Fictioneers – Madison Woods posts a pic that begs to have a 100 word story written about it. Click above to see this week’s entries. The pic is reprinted below My story is printed below. Visit Madison … Continue reading

Sexual Feelings, Healings and Dealings Part 1

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Ooh baby, I’m hot just like an oven I need some lovin’ And baby, I can’t hold it much longer It’s getting stronger and stronger And when I get that feeling I want sexual healing Sexual healing, oh baby Makes … Continue reading

Damn It: It’s Probably the Chili Peppers

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You know this couple. You’ve been there. Up in the middle of the night: Weird dreams, weird conversations, weird food affects. Damn It: It’s Probably the Chili Peppers “I’ve seen her before….” “Honey, it’s late. You’ve been dreaming” “Mary, I’ve … Continue reading

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911: Lips on Fire —- Picture It and Write

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Picture it and write from ermiliablog@wordpress Write a  paragraph of fiction to accompany the image. Or, it can be a poem Anyone who wants to join in is welcome. 911: Lips on Fire Somebody called the Fire Department? Yeah, Chief. … Continue reading

Dear Hanging Shoes: kbnelson’s Poetry Prompt

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kbnelson’s Poetry Prompt…  Monday, July 16, 2012    Reason 2 Rhyme – “Letter to the Landscape” This week’s prompt is: Write a letter to a landscape or scene you pass through today (or often). For example, “Dear Williamsburg Bridge,…” Dear … Continue reading

Who will be the voice of the voiceless?

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Come…. tell us. Speak to us. Whisper words that will give us hope. We long for encouragement – and housing and food and education and shoes and medicine and glasses and jobs…. Who will be the voice of the voiceless? … Continue reading

The Cyclist and the Rose

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I saw a photo of a cyclist with red reflected in a window. I set to work in Photoshop on my own vision and three short poems came to mind each reflecting a greater understanding than the one before. The … Continue reading

Friday Fictioneers: This is for the Birds

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Each week Friday Fictioneers – Madison Woods posts a pic that begs to have a 100 word story written about it. Click above to see this week’s entries. The pic is reprinted below My story is printed below. Visit Madison … Continue reading

The Death of Pestual Reproduction

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A little Thursday fun in the form of a poem. I had “sexual healing” by marvin gaye running loose in my mind, and as I voiced the words, my tongue slipped, and instead of sexual, the word pestual came out … Continue reading

Grandpa, Grandma, and Murray’s Championship Balls: Julia’s Place 100WCGU

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From Julia’s Place:  What is 100WCGU? Each week there is a prompt: a few connected words, a selection of individual words or a picture.  You have a limited number of words to write a creative piece. This week’s prompt is: (see … Continue reading

Poetry Prompt Reason2Rhyme – “2+2=Poem”: A Mathematics’ Sonnet is a Treat

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kbnelson’s Poetry Prompt…  Monday, July 9, 2012    Reason 2 Rhyme – “2+2=Poem” Choose a poetry form that involves some kind of number requirement (a 5-7-5 syllable haiku, a Shakespearean sonnet with 14 lines/10 syllables per line, a couplet form … Continue reading

Temporacus, The Glad Gladiator, Goes into Recovery (Part Six-us)

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If you missed Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, or Part V, just click-us the link-us. Temporacus, the Glad Gladiator, from the Roman Books of Ben Gay, Ben Hur’s first born son and close friend of Spartacus.   … Continue reading

People Got to Live…

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Somewhere…but where? God’s paradise, and the rest of us. God’s creatures: human and animal. God’s plan: capitalism or cooperation. Conservation or construction. People got to live… “Sammy, Sammy, Sammy. It’s not a sin.” “Jerry, it’s wrong.” “What’s so wrong?” “It … Continue reading

This Day in History – Reason2Rhyme Poetry Prompt

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The following is reprinted from an email to me today from Ms. Karen Nelson: “This Day in History” Featured Poet – Randy Mazie Congratulations to Randy Mazie!  He was the drawing winner this week for the “This Day in History” poetry … Continue reading

Manifesto

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Sometimes people hold political convictions that are more harmful to themselves than beneficial. Let me offer some examples. Some people say that Obamacare is wrong. It’s socialism. Yet I hurt for them when I hear them tell me that they … Continue reading

Well, It’s Almost Friday and It Was Fiction

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I posted my Friday Fictioneer on Thursday. Oops. With the July 4th Holiday coming in the middle of the week, I woke up this  morning thinking it was Friday and I kept looking for the prompt that wasn’t there. On … Continue reading

Friday Fictioneer: Lucy and Ricky Take a Vacation

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Friday Fictioneers – Madison Woods posts a picture that begs to have a 100 word story written about it. I’ve posted mine below.Visit Madison Woods’ site if you’d like to see and/or learn more. “Outside Pecos” Photo by Amanda Gray … Continue reading

The Bridges of Men

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Just for a change of pace, we’re going for a one act play here today. It’s entitled The Bridges of Men. The scene takes place in the kitchen of Frank and Gina’s apartment in a city in Italy. Frank and … Continue reading

Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Thomas Wedding Clerihew

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Not that I keep up with celebrity news, but this wedding caught my attention especially in light of all the headlines that have been showered on Cruise and Holmes.     Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Thomas Wedding Clerihew (click for … Continue reading

When He was Born… (kbnelson’s Poetry Prompt Reason 2 Rhyme – “This Day In History…”)

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Monday, July 2, 2012 Poetry Prompt… from kbnelson’s Reason 2 Rhyme – “This Day In History…” Select one particular day in history (the world’s or your personal experience) and write a poem contrasting the same day in the present. When … Continue reading

Mike’s Play a Game With Me from Eat My Haiku (acropoetry)

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Mike from Eat My Haiku posted a challenge today in the form of a game. He wrote: Here is a game that a friend and I began a long time ago.. you randomly pick letters, and then use them as … Continue reading