Mt. Tabor #NaBloPoMo

Mt. Tabor

Mt. Tabor Eruptions all morning Hot lava and sass We walk round the volcano Find quiet at last? Complaints and disruption She protests each step Green flows down the hillside We gasp, find our breath. Word count: 33 There is a dormant volcano in the middle of our city. It has trails, a playground, a […]

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Be Productive! Three Easy Steps

Three things in work are essential. The first is Facebook: turn it off. The second is Twitter: turn it off. The third is WordPress: turn it off. Here’s the challenge: This weekend we are asking you to play around with the following quote: Three things in human life are important. The first is to be […]

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Freshly Pressed Gratitude

A quick post to thank WordPress for featuring my post ‘Oklahoma‘ on Freshly Pressed yesterday, and to thank all the people who have stopped by to read the post. Thanks for the supportive comments and fresh follows. I’ve just started writing fiction, thanks to the writing prompts from WordPress and Trifecta. I appreciate the supportive […]

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Oklahoma

It was the time of dust. We’d gone out West when I was three. Irene was six, and Little Joe wasn’t quite born yet. While Mom and Pop were out plowin’, Irene told me stories about Boston. I couldn’t remember it, but she said it was a dark, dirty city, all tall buildings and noise […]

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For Keeps

Lacey–she 11–be with her daddy grandmama back in Tennessee. And your son? That Roy–Royal. He live with them DeNeeley’s out in Buxburg with all them foster kids. But this baby, she my Charm. Submitted to the Trifecta Weekend Challenge: a 33 word story inspired by the idiom, third time’s the charm.

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