Category Archives: Microfiction challenge

imgp4858 February 06

Greek girls picking up pebbles on the beach

by Frederick Leighton Greek girls picking up pebbles on the beach Their fingernails becoming brown from them Sea breeze and under the sun their clothes bleached Soldiers come back, saying a prayer each Not to get wet holding on to their hems Greek girls picking up pebbles on the beach Their bodies covered with pink, […]

We are going, the horse gallops

John Bauer We are going to the circus On a white horse with big Boris In a magic place we will be We’ll have great fun we all agree And at the end for an encore we are baying No fuss from us all and for sure, we are going The horse gallops and we […]

logo-sundaywhirligig November 27

Microfiction challenge #24: Moonlit night

painting by Iliya Repin THIS WEEK’S WORDS come from “Take Your Kids to the Funeral” by Michelle Boisseau: valves, church, coughs, weirdness, liturgy, furtive, kids, smell, heads, dabbing, swinging, scissors reflection from the moon as she waited and the dog dabbed his mouth in the water liturgy of wait as the sky’s clouded she coughed […]

Recipe in a Bottle

Connecting to Friends, Old and New, Through Recipes, Gardens, and Dinner Parties


Musicians, Composer, Writer, and Artist.

There Are More Poets than Stars in the Firmament

would I know the truth of life if not for poetry

lillian the home poet

rejuvenatement - not retirement

Mick E Talbot Poems

haiku tanka senryu hiabun poetry

My Struggling Heart



suspenseful with a pencil

Poets for Peace

Where we use words for Peace.