A burst of defiance

Photo credit: Soap&Skin Sighing, Conley descended the exotic staircase to verify the prodigious piano instructor's frantic account. Lucille made her apathy towards the drudgery of her lessons known at every opportunity… and wasn't above climbing atop her instrument in a burst of defiance. This piece of flash fiction was written in response to: The Sunday… Continue reading A burst of defiance

Indifferent, or: Identical

A '4-11' poem (form by Gwen Plano) all my days are indelibly indifferent although somehow each one is more identical than the prior so I suppose I'll record how monotonous all my days are 4-11? The 4-11 is a stanza of eleven lines, four syllables each line. The beginning line also repeats as the last… Continue reading Indifferent, or: Identical

Always there, or: Nowhere

My 1st elfchen Work Mind-numbing Always there / nowhere Grinds creativity to dust Depression Elfchen Row Words Content 1 1 A thought, an object, a color, a smell or the like 2 2 What does the word from the first row do? 3 3 Where or how is the word of row 1? 4 4… Continue reading Always there, or: Nowhere

Clown, or: Entertainer

A sijo Must people be entertaining \ in order to be our friends or at least in order to become \ our friends when we meet them? I could pen some boring poetry \ but I don't want to know. The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.-Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)

Anía, or: Greek for boredom

She plants a niggling little thought - This movie's boring! (though it's not) I have something you'd like to see... but, first, I'd have sweet poetry! Anía, please, I'm much too tired... My Dear, I know you're uninspired! I know too well your life is dull - Long, practiced fingers trace my skull... I feel… Continue reading Anía, or: Greek for boredom