Like Child’s Play for a President: New Poem up on Light’s Poem of the Week

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Please visit Light Magazine’s Poem of the Week to see my latest poem regarding the President’s current assault on our water supply. Click here: Light Magazine Poems of the Week to read: Like Child’s Play for a President Thank you … Continue reading

Brothers: Friday Fictioneers

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Brothers, siblings, rivals. Always teasing, testing the limits, manipulating. Like some adults we know? Even countries? Presidents, too? OK. So how will this one end?

The Coupler: Friday Fictioneers

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Things are connected in many ways. But sometimes, connections can kill… Each week Rochelle Wisoff-Fields posts a pic to write a 100 word story about. This week it’s about how important things, not only in a family’s history, but how … Continue reading

When The Kids Move Out: Limerick Off Monday

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Ever wonder what life will be like when the kids move out? Don’t be fooled by that illusion. When it is said that something’s too good to be true, well, you know the truth, it’s too good to be true…

An Adult Smoking and Coping (A Fantasy): Picture it and write

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Smoking is a mature way to cope with our feelings about life… a little kid inside a grown-up’s body. Let’s watch the little kid…

The Sands of Time Slip Away: Picture It and Write

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Picture It and Write from ermiliablog@wordpress Write a paragraph of fiction or a poem to accompany the image. The picture prompt for this week is below:                             … Continue reading

Of Girls and Hair: The Other Great Depression —— Picture It and Write

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Picture It and Write from ermiliablog@wordpress Write a paragraph of fiction or a poem to accompany the image.

The Android Family Enjoy Their Friday Dinner: Friday Fictioneers

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Friday Fictioneers – Rochelle Wisoff-Fields posts a pic to write a 100 word story about.

A Bed Time Story Except It’s Three O’clock in the Morning: Another “My Son, the Snake and Me” Tale

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I hope you will find this a fun lazy Sunday reading…. My son owns a ball python, and although he lives away at college, he brings the snake home with him when he’s on break from school. This is the … Continue reading

This is not AWKWARD But They ARE Gonna Get ALL of My A-WORDS: Five Sentence Fiction – AHA!

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Lillie Mcferrin posts a “five sentence fiction” prompt. This week it is: Awkward Below is the picture she has posted on her site:   Note: Now this is a little awkward for me because I got so involved with A-words … Continue reading

Night (A Trifecta Story)

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Trifecta Challenge: For this weekend’s challenge, we’d like you to read the 33 words below and then add 33 of your own words to move the story along. Have a great weekend and good luck!           … Continue reading

Your Big Baby Father Slipped This In! — Julia’s Place 100WCGU

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  From Julia’s Place: What is 100WCGU?       This week’s prompt is: (see this week’s prompt site by clicking here) *evil cackling heard from behind* Julia writes: …something a little different… Well it’s my son’s 36th birthday this … Continue reading

“Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall… ” – 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 Ogremonster in the Tree House: Friday Fictioneers

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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.               … 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Michigan House Debates Continue

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Ermilia in Ermisenda, Picture it & Write! urges, “people to join in, comment with your paragraph of fiction to accompany the image. It doesn’t have to follow (the) story or reflect the same themes.” The Michigan House Debates Continue Rep. House … Continue reading

We’re Not Here for Formal Dining (Friday Fictioneers)

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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.           … Continue reading

My Son, the Snake, and Me

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My son, Gabe, has a ball python that he brought home with him from college. Every Thursday he feeds the snake a small something for dinner. A Happy Meal of sorts. I watched my wife and him recently mesmerized by … Continue reading

One of my favorite poets is e e cummings

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One of my favorite poets is e e cummings He has influenced much of my writing. And “in Just-” is one of my favorites. And while I know it’s summer – a little late to be posting this poem – … Continue reading

Bed Mates

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You know – you’ve had them in bed with you. Those little bundles of joy when sleeping, who drove you crazy all day running and crying and fighting and whining… and now they’re little angels, rug-rats in bed dreaming away … Continue reading