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Master of the House

image link Fandango's FOWC is track, the Word of the Day Challenge is portable, Paula's 3 Things Challenge words are father, crossword, wafer , and Teresa's Story Starter Challenge phrase is “Master of the House” WARNING ** WARNING ** WARNING **  Some readers may find this story disturbing or offensive. Ulysses Danger is a bestselling… Continue reading Master of the House

fiction · justice

#FFFC #8 — Anyone’s Guess

Fandango is the host of FFFC.  Fandango says: Welcome to “Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge.” Each week I will be posting a photo I grab off the internet and challenge bloggers to write a relatively short flash fiction piece inspired by the photo. While there are no definitive style or word limits, I suggest trying to… Continue reading #FFFC #8 — Anyone’s Guess

3TC · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · fiction · horror · justice · mature audiences only · Word of the Day Challenge

la cage aux folles — mature audiences only

image link Fandango's FOWC is scorn, the Word of the Day Challenge is instant, Paula's 3 Things Challenge words are Paris, question, glasses, and Teresa's Story Starter Challenge phrase is “We the jury, find the defendant.....” Ken rode an Uber home after his work trip to Paris. At the side door of his condo, Ken… Continue reading la cage aux folles — mature audiences only

fiction · justice

Story Starter Challenge — Justice

Teresa, The Haunted Wordsmith, has her daily Story Starter Challenge of: Today’s prompt: “That was your third strike.” Gianella had been a court officer for thirty years. Over time she learned not to go against what her adminstrators and mid-managers told her, especially when making court recommendations. There had been only two incidents where Gianella… Continue reading Story Starter Challenge — Justice

Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · justice · Word of the Day Challenge

Kicks for Kicks

Word of the Day Challenge is pummel.  Fandango's One-Word Challenge is leisure. Have you ever met a person whose idea of leisure is to pummel others? I have in mind so many of the juveniles I worked with on probation. A group of kids will go out walking, just looking to find an unfortunate person… Continue reading Kicks for Kicks

exploitation · horror · justice · monsters · poetry

Reflections of a Rat Bast*rd

This shout-out goes to Roman Polanski, Woody Allen, Harvey Weinstein, Bill Cosby, Aziz Ansari, Louis C.K., and Neil Degrasse Tyson, and all the rest of you rat bastards out there.  Do you know how sick to death I am of your lame-ass denials?  Do you know how blessed you are that your victims aren't as… Continue reading Reflections of a Rat Bast*rd

Fandango Provocative Question · justice · politics

FPQ #3 — on morality

image link Fandango gives us another provocative question. “Is morality objective or is it subjective? If you believe it’s objective, what is its source. If you believe it’s subjective, how do you know whose concept of morality is correct? From the crystal ball (google), one definition of morality is “principles concerning the distinction between right… Continue reading FPQ #3 — on morality

acrostic · justice · poetry · Word of the Day Challenge

Guilty

Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through. ~Jonathan Swift, A Critical Essay upon the Faculties of the Mind, 1707 * Crime is naught but misdirected energy. So long as every institution of today, economic, political, social, and moral, conspires to misdirect human energy into wrong channels;… Continue reading Guilty

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Justice*

image link *warning:  content may offend some readers Today's poem is in the triquain form.   we found you violating a child trial by villagers; sentenced to death burned at the stake in a bonfire at the churchyard we spread your ashes over our fields you've helped feed us for years we give thanks  … Continue reading Justice*