Archive for February, 2013

Haiku to you Thursday: “Drive by”

I watched you drive by / yours eyes — once on me — forward / the road your lover.

February 28, 2013 · admin · No Comments
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cARtOONSdAY: “eLIGHTENMENT”

February 26, 2013 · admin · No Comments
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Monday morning writing joke: “The story of my life”

Three guys are sitting at a bar. First guy: “Yeah, I make $75,000 a year after taxes.” Second guy: “What do you do for a living?” First guy: “I’m a stockbroker. How much do you make? Second guy: “I should clear $60,000 this year.” First guy: “What do you do?” Second guy: “I’m an architect.” […]

February 25, 2013 · admin · No Comments
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Freeform Friday: “Stroke of Genius”

Stroke of Genius by David E. Booker O’ gods of justice and of light Pause to consider this poor man’s plight. He stands erect, with chain saw there In place left best for underwear. He yanks the cord with all his might Hoping to overcome his limpid plight. The motor chuffs; the man’s abrupt Wondering […]

February 22, 2013 · admin · No Comments
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Haiku to you Thursday: “scraps”

scraps of the morning / tired moon, tart breeze, hollowed dreams / a mirror’s blurred face.

February 21, 2013 · admin · No Comments
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Writing tip Wednesday: “Southern Lit Alliance”

Basic information: Southern Lit Alliance 3069 Broad St., Ste. 2, Chattanooga, TN 37408 web: www.SouthernLitAlliance.org Phone: 800-267-4232 or 423-267-1218 Thursday, April 18 – Saturday, April 20, 2013 Celebration of Southern Literature

February 20, 2013 · admin · No Comments
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Monday morning writing joke: “Heaven or Hell?”

A writer died and was given the option of going to heaven or hell. She decided to check out each place first. As the writer descended into the fiery pits, she saw row upon row of writers chained to their desks in a steaming sweatshop. As they worked, they were repeatedly whipped with thorny lashes. […]

February 18, 2013 · admin · No Comments
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The blathering idiot and the job interview

The blathering idiot stood in line for a job interview. He had finished writing his campaign memoir, but so far had found no publisher to accept it. His old job at the candy factory was no longer available. And his off again / on again girlfriend Zoey said she was not going to date a […]

February 17, 2013 · admin · No Comments
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The Devil’s Dictionary: “Absurdity, Adherent, Administration, Admiration, and Admonition”

In our continuing quest to revisit a classic, or even a curiosity from the past and see how relevant it is, we continue with The Devil’s Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce. Originally published in newspaper installments from 1881 until 1906. You might be surprised how current many of the entries are. For example, here are definitions […]

February 16, 2013 · admin · No Comments
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Haiku to you Thursday: “Flower”

Hope is a flower / blooming in those rare moments, / filling quiet needs.

February 14, 2013 · admin · No Comments
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