Writings

Creative Writing – stories, poetry, verse, musing of my own creation


Shadows – a 99WordStory

In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about a lady shadow. Who is this person and why do they lurk in the shadows. How does a new bride deal with a MIL’s shadow?

Went To The Zoo Today – 99WordStories

January 9, 2023, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes rabbits. Is it a family? A strange planet? Some crazy bunny person’s pets? Who are they and what are they doing? Go where the prompt leads. Visited the zoo today.So many animals. Big, small, tall, short, standing, sitting, lying,…

Lost in a Nightmare – #99WordStories

Sabbatical: A rest or break from work. A concept based on the Biblical practice Shmita (sabbatical year), which is related to agriculture. Wikipedia “Jason, please come in here.” He hesitated when finding Terri sitting on the sofa. She motioned, “Please, sit.” Whisper-quiet, Terri spoke, “Jason, you seem distracted, worried. We are concerned. Is everything ok?”…

STOP: Today is a Day of Giving Thanks

In America today we stop to give thanks for all that we have. With all of its faults I am still happy to say, “I am thankful to be an American.” To my fellow Americans, HAPPY THANKSGIVING! To all my friends and fellow bloggers around the world, Be Thankful and Have a Wonderful Day!

Is It A Lie or Fib? – two 99-word stories

November 14, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes a lie. What is the lie? It can be subtle or blatant. Who tells the lie and why? Is it an unreliable narrator? Go where the prompt leads! Chickens or Eggs My parents are fairly intelligent people. They grew…

Golfers Gamble – No Risk, No Reward

And the foursome stopped in the dappled sunlight to behold the most unique Par 5 in all of golf. 6th hole on Kings North at Myrtle Beach National Golf Club Nicknamed “The Gambler,” the par 5 6th hole challenges the daring golfer with an island fairway that offers a shortcut to the green. Choosing the…

Nature’s Music

Ocean waves lap the shoreGentle breezes waft the airGulls flutter overhead, dancingIntoxicating aromas of salt airWind whispers through the treesRustles falling leavesSongbirds sing sweet melodyMusky dampness of forest floorRain pummels the roofDistant thunder rumblesLightening cracks the sky Petrichor fills the airNature sings sweet musicStimulates the sensesMeditates the mindBrings Peace to a tired soul Does the…

What do a feather, yoga and iron have in common?

For November Cowsino write a Story Spine. What is the Story Spine? Write seven sentences using the following format: I had a bit of fun with this month’s spin and hope it puts a smile on your face. If you would like to participate or read other people’s offering, visit Saddle Up Saloon: Cowsino November…

And The Wheels Keep Turning

October 31, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about how the wheels keep turning. Are the wheels tangible or metaphorical? Go where the prompt leads! Frank and Anne, best friends since grade school, graduated and got married, the wheels of life turning. They were ecstatic when Anne gave birth…

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