• 3-6-9 flash,  3-6-9 prose poem,  honeysuckle,  Poetry,  summer,  Sunday Scribblings

    Honeysuckle Winter

    Another 3-6-9 prose poem: three verses, 69  words each not counting headings. Flickr Photo Download: Honeysuckle by wit 1. Dreaming The thermometer reads 20 degrees F. I’m huddled on the couch under blankets and quilts. The old furnace wheezes and grunts to bring the room to a balmy 59. I’m dreaming summer evenings on a winter morning. I dream the warm scents: spices, musks, summer florals. I dream the first scentI recall, that magic perfume that rose with dusk, magnified on evening mist. Afairy net to capture. 2. Deflowering Only one scent could distract me from playing hide and seek with fireflies in the darkness, pulling me toward creamy petals,…

  • NaraMalone,  NovelPublished,  SundayScribblings,  TheTiger'sTale

    When You Dare

    I made a resolution at the start of the year, this year I would take the plunge and focus on submitting as many projects as I could to publishers. I dared to have faith in my creative vision. I set my heart on landing a contract before the year was over. I signed one last week for my novel, The Tiger’s Tale. Dare to have faith in yourself. This week’s Sunday Scribblings prompt was: Dare. Read what other Sunday Scribblers have dared here.

  • FlashFiction,  Friday55,  Poetry

    Friday 55: The Present

    Flickr Photo Download: Christmas Present The Present Wrapped in glistening redIts seams, plump folds pressed togetherSomething glittery winks from the ribbonsReleases seductive perfumeWhispers: open me, come play Tiny corkscrew curlsBeg for the tug of fingersMy fingers itch to part those seamsProbe that pretty package I won’t. Not yet.I’m hoping someone beats me to it. You’ll find other contributions to the Friday 55 on G-Man’s blogHe has a great post this week. Drop by for a look.