Tag Archives: Shorts

CCC#18: The Dragon and the Genii

T’were green, it was T’were ‘ooge Drizzling teeth it ‘ad, breathing fire But we ‘adn’t no fear, we ‘d not We’d a few bottled-genii in ‘ere. Written for Crimson’s Creative Challenge #18 Advertisements

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Exiled Son of an Exile

Honourless banishment for the father Honourless exile for father’s child too Three years in exile, this son of an exile Remembered always, Erik Thorvaldsson Written for What Pegman Saw

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CCC#17: That Carnal House Reek …

I knew what lurked beneath that bridge Could smell its carnal-house reek But I was the oldest, I couldn’t refuse it. ‘Okay, Mr Troll, I’m crossing it now.’ Written for Crimson’s Creative Challenge #17

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What Pegman Saw: I’d Rather the Rocks

OMG! My belly feels giddy. No head for heights; not sure of my feet. But I said I would meet him wherever he said. Huh, I thought he’d pick somewhere roadside, where he could make a quick getaway. But nah, … Continue reading

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CCC8: Nix, I say, My spirit thou shalt not trammel

Nix, I say. My spirit thou shalt not trammel.

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Tangerine Dreams and Apricot Kisses CCC6

An hour before sunset on a hot August day mists rise, hints of tangerine, apricot kisses still waters beneath, spread in negative echoes a leaden flow into mercury pools. Written for Crimson’s Creative Challenge #6

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Heartbroken Marvin CCC5

Drops of oil dripped from every orifice When he saw what they’d done to his beloved Alice. For Crimson’s Creative Challenge

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