Category Archives: Mostly Micro

CCC#81: Johnny Be Good

Little Johnny B Goode should have been named No Good For Little Johnny never did as Little Johnny should Little Johnny B Good, don’t you go near that water But Little Johnny B Good, being at best No Good, ventured … Continue reading

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Zeus… Lusting

Zeus lusting for the noble nymph Danae Gathered his clouds to screen his desires Called on Hephaistos to stoke up the fires Called for Ares to sharpen his weapons ∼His startling hard-thrusting lightning ∼His ear-cracking thunderous bolt ∼His chariot’s horses … Continue reading

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CCC#80: Neighbours

John: Have you seen who has bought that house next door? Immigrants, Goodwife, more cursed immigrants. Goodwife: Religious refugees, John. We’ve opened our borders to them; it wouldn’t hurt you to open your heart. John: They take our jobs. Goodwife: … Continue reading

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Fade to Grey

Open to blue, the day is new. Block the moves… approves. Lights. Camera. Action. Fade to grey. 17 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Fade

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This Must Be the Place

Neve did a last-minute check of all things electrical. Then Rat came behind her and powered the computer. She half-heartedly scowled at him. He accessed iTunes and scrolled and selected – oh what a surprise – Talking Heads, This Must … Continue reading

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CCC78: The Only One in Town

“Now my dear, don’t you move, don’t you fear, I’ll see off these photographers here.” “Huh, and I suppose you reckon yourself the only big horn in town?”

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Rock Star Ryan With Lyrics Forgotten

Rock-star Ryan, lyrics forgotten… Yikes! Couldn’t remember the tune either. 10 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Tune

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CCC77: A Norfolk Cob Cottage

Widow Cob and the spinster Daff Together cobbling a crafty craft A wily web stretched across the path To snag unwary pedlers as they pass Bind him, cocoon him, store him for later Suck out his blood, his plasma, his … Continue reading

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The Fabric of Life: An Observation

The fabric of life of late has frayed Lost is the self-edge that should waylay it Warped and teased with covert intent to unravel According to those who conspiracies see No longer a cloth to support the living Now more … Continue reading

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In High Traffic Season

Obsolete concrete hacked from the pavement Ear-muffled crew pneumatic hammering Why must they leave it till high-traffic season? Can anyone tell me the reason? 24 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Obsolete

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