Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Poppies and the Lilacs

  For Memorial Day and the Glorious 25th of May, for those who fought and died, in this world and in Discworld, the creation of Sir Terry Pratchett.   The Poppies and the Lilies The ones who fought, the ones … Continue reading

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Lost and Found, by Aaron Speca (posted with permission)

Flashie Friday/Saturday/Sunday Challenge contribution Lost and Found   He didn’t blink. He didn’t dare, because what he was seeing was impossible and he was afraid she would disappear. Dripping and shivering, he stood ankle deep in the center of the … Continue reading

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Here to There, by Morgann Peters (posted with permission)

Flashie Friday/Saturday/Sunday Challenge contribution Here to There He paced, whining, the width of the stone bridge from one side to the next. Beneath him, water chuckled evilly. He didn’t *have* to go over the bridge, which stank of Man and … Continue reading

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Bridge Closure, by Laurie E. Boris (posted with permission)

Flashie Friday/Saturday/Sunday Challenge contribution Bridge Closure Contractions like an army of fists punched Andrea’s uterus, and she dug her fingers into Dave’s upholstery. Three assaults ago, she’d figured out that her screams did nothing to part the red sea of … Continue reading

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Dragon River, by James Lee Hard (posted with permission)

Flashie Friday/Saturday/Sunday Challenge contribution. Dragon River The river stretched for a thousand miles, into what used to be dragon territory. Nobody had seen one of the formidably beasts for a century but the land still bled fiery, orange fumes every … Continue reading

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Compass Rose, by Suzana Wylie

Flashie Friday/Saturday/Sunday contribution, by me.     The compass rose points up and downAlong the river’s banks,A border gurgling ‘mine’ and ‘thine’Dividing into ranksThe whole of everything and all,Joined here by hope’s stone archA treaty-truce, a gathering,Where friend, not foe, … Continue reading

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Prophecy, by Erin O’Quinn (posted with permission)

Flashie Friday/Saturday/Sunday Challenge contribution by the lovely and astoundingly talented Erin O’Quinn! Prophecy   In the time of the Vermi, Horza the Elder stood before the miracle of The One and lifted his seeing-hole in ritual praise. “Behold how The … Continue reading

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