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#FF — Harvest

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson WARNING:  may not be suitable for squeamish readers Rats gnawing. Stabbing pain. Falling forever. Maniacal laughter. Trevor woke with a splash, teeth chattering enough to chip his caps, in a tub he didn't recognize. The water was ice cold – and pink. Head fuzzy, he cast about to orient. White… Continue reading #FF — Harvest

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dVerse — Resurrection — ” ‘Tis I, Marie” –mature audience warning

OK, this one needs a WARNING.  Adults only and not for the faint of heart.  “Tis I, Marie, you come to see You there so prim on marble bench What brings you here week after week I'm now a charred and crumbling wretch You heard the tales and need advice In one of many hundred… Continue reading dVerse — Resurrection — ” ‘Tis I, Marie” –mature audience warning

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dVerse — prosery — Chuang Tzu’s Butterfly Nightmare

“Argh.... unh....” He groans as the corkscrews are twisted, their points aiming for his liver and kidneys. In a nightmare, it is the awareness of what is happening rather than the act itself that brings agony. Paralyzed, nonetheless Mo is able to wake up – to pitch black. Was there a power outage? Bathed in… Continue reading dVerse — prosery — Chuang Tzu’s Butterfly Nightmare

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#MM Saturday Mix — The Cut of His Jib

Some fine ladies, fool or wise, Measure a man by the hue of his eyes. Some women judge, by moon or by sun The silhouette of his tushy buns Others scream at the sheen to his wavy hair While his smile can lay their wild passions bare Some go by legs, others by hands, I… Continue reading #MM Saturday Mix — The Cut of His Jib

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dVerse — new POV — Predator (disturbing content warning)

Albuquerque ain't Miami but it's close Warm scent of prey in the air Looky at that one over there Asking for it, no begging I'll be doing her a favor Putting her out of her misery And cleaning up this town It's what I do when the sun goes down * If the meth heads… Continue reading dVerse — new POV — Predator (disturbing content warning)

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OctPoWriMo2019 — Day 7 — speaking in (mature audiences only)

Tantalizing tongues test us terribly to totter from truth, tumbling into torrential tastes that in time will taunt.     Languid laps of luxurious liquid lines lingering lusciously on your lovely lips; then la-la-la-la-la-la!     Wagging waddlers wander wickedly willing wanderlust wilting woestricken ones, who wonder why.     Morgan Dragonwillow is the host… Continue reading OctPoWriMo2019 — Day 7 — speaking in (mature audiences only)

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It’s Showtime! (mature audiences only)

image link You know those nights you find yourself in the middle of a dream that you can't wake up from and have no control over? I found myself in one and it is by the grace of God that my story is reaching your eyes. I was with my friends, Irma and Myra, walking… Continue reading It’s Showtime! (mature audiences only)

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Hungry (mature audiences only)

image link WARNING:  THIS MAY BE TRIGGERING FOR THOSE WITH PTSD Father Jones had been sent by the church to the far reaches of Alaska to convert the Alaskan population to Christianity. You see, Father Jones was a weak man. He'd been bounced from parish to parish for years, as his weakness of “infatuations” with… Continue reading Hungry (mature audiences only)

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#MM — Sunday Writing Prompt “The Bloody Carousel” (long)

WARNING:  May have trauma triggers in it for some. On the edge of our dimension sets a bloody castle. To some religions it is named limbo. For those who leave this life at a crossroads or nearing a milestone, the castle is a place where one's strengths and weaknesses are put to the test. How… Continue reading #MM — Sunday Writing Prompt “The Bloody Carousel” (long)

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Justice for the Fookers (long)

image link It was the 50th anniversary of the day the Governor of Whosville, Foul Fooker, gave the order to the State troops to fire randomly into protesting students and other students walking on the campus of Higher Ed U. Myra Madison, age 70, lost her sister, Nancy, that day. Nancy was leaving her honors… Continue reading Justice for the Fookers (long)