For my Weekly Poetry Challenge this week, I wrote a Tanka poem about the blood moon eclipse which will take place tomorrow, July 27th, 2018. I used "wisdom," for beliefs, and "odd" for strange. There has been some speculation about this particular celestial event, as it is the longest eclipse, lasting in excess of six … Continue reading “Blood Moon Rising,” A Tanka
July 19, 2018, Carrot Ranch Literary Community prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about Fannie Hooe. Although she is a legend in the Keweenaw, feel free to go where the prompt leads. Respond by July 24, 2018. They say Fannie Hooe drowned, but my daddy told me a different story. … Continue reading The Legend of Makwa Ikwe, Flash Fiction
Here’s the Carrot Ranch Literary Community Challenge Recap where we wrote about “buttons.” Have a read. This is some of the best flash fiction around – Don’t miss it! ❤
Writers followed where the buttons led.
The following is based on the July 5, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes buttons.
PART I (10-minute read)
Idiomatic, No? by Chesea Owens
Who’s got the clasp; did they ask for the
Touch of a buckle? My knuckles are
Right on the hook, yet they look so
Bright as a catch and they’re snatched since becoming that
Cute as a zipper, so chipper.
Push my Velcro; I don’t know who’d
Press the panic fastener. The last nerd?
Well, bust my stud, ’twas a dud and
Belly lacing was encasing them all.
Knob pusher was shusher; he’d
Hasp up, the yup. I say:
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July 5, 2018, Carrot Ranch Literary Community prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes buttons. You can use the word plural or singular in different expressions, or focus on how buttons relate to a story. Go where the prompt leads. Respond by July 10, 2018. "The Little Drummer Boy" The … Continue reading “The Little Drummer Boy,” Flash Fiction