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the cursed of the white house

The town hall clock struck midnight; ghouls clamored around the white house. The twelfth gong's peal faded away; creaking echoed into silent darkness as the front door opened. Fluorescent green accented a stout figure who clomped onto the raised porch, its shellacked pompadour rising in the night like an unholy erection, belying the lack of… Continue reading the cursed of the white house

(c) all rights reserved · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · fiction · music

I, Frances Lea-Harrison

image link When commercial time travel became reality, I was overjoyed. I would be able to return to the time when The Beatles were together. I was able to purchase front row seats to The Cavern Club for February 9, 1961. My adoration for The Beatles was such that I went way beyond that as… Continue reading I, Frances Lea-Harrison

(c) all rights reserved · dreams · fiction · Friday Fictioneers · PTSD

#FF — Swallowed Whole

PHOTO PROMPT © Ted Strutz Every time, the dream was the same. She was piloting a small seaplane. Looking down she saw the ripples on the lake. She had a flawless landing. Exhilirated, the plane was moving towards the floating dock as the smiling resort staff walked towards her. All of a sudden a slimy… Continue reading #FF — Swallowed Whole

Coloring Club · music

Coloring Club Plus — 7/31/19

I made a Beatles playlist out of the many albums borrowed from L. Although not in any particular order and not complete by any means, Baby's in Black tops the list. There are a lot of somethings about the song that I love, not the least of which is George's guitar.  I don't normally like… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 7/31/19

(c) all rights reserved · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · fiction · horror · Word of the Day Challenge

BPS

image link When Miriam Blaylock was transformed into her ghoulish vampire self, she not only took on the hunger for blood and gained immortality. Miriam gained what resembled vampire body GPS, or for her purposes it would be better called BPS, or Blood Positioning System. With her glamour vision, she can see the body illustrated… Continue reading BPS

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dVerse –Hot time in ye ole pub tonight! — hot, warm, cold

Hot Core response steady burn, senses salute when I imagine us rolling around. * * * * Warm Neither too hot nor too cool maintains life in the fish tank. Power's out -- stress starts now. * * * * Cold Nose hairs freeze; fingertips and toes go numb. Winter's doing an admirable job.  … Continue reading dVerse –Hot time in ye ole pub tonight! — hot, warm, cold

Coloring Club · music

Coloring Club Plus — 7/30/19

This 2004 BMI disc, "British Invasion: The Essential Album" isn't showing up at wikipedia. This collection of 20 songs are like a dream walk down memory lane. It very difficult to choose one but if you want to hear the others follow the playlist and see what you can see on youtube. Even though wiki… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 7/30/19

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Twittering Tales # 147 – 30 July 2019 — Ants

Photo by enriquelopezgarre at Pixabay.com Crom, an interstellar vagabond parasite, was told to, “Get out of Dodge” with an uncanny regularity. Crom entered the Milky Way and saw edible bugs on Earth. As a shape shifter, he became clouds and waited to guzzle. Today his huge nozzle lowered; he began to eat the “ants.” [276… Continue reading Twittering Tales # 147 – 30 July 2019 — Ants

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Book Camp

image link (without my added text) Our local library is always coming up with creative ways to engage its patrons of all ages. They outdid themselves with the Book Camp. Book Camp is just what it sounds like: a camp for adults that revolves around books and reading. Set at the newly developed glamping site… Continue reading Book Camp

(c) all rights reserved · dverse · poetry · quadrille · quatrain

dVerse — quadrille #84 — quatrain — Freckle Deep

freckle deep so swirled the spell blood hues imbued canvas infused a treasure tell languid cloak fold upon fold texture behold master stroke hourglasses tell soulblasted veneer etched forgery – tear, one by one, fell senses asleep heart overwrought account overdrawn on love a freckle deep   Mish is the host of dVerse today.  Mish… Continue reading dVerse — quadrille #84 — quatrain — Freckle Deep