Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie · music

#MLMM I Shot the Sheriff and Popeye

Jim Adams is the host of Mindlovemisery Menagerie's Music Challenge. Jim says: The challenge today is to focus on Bob Marley and The Wailers' song,  “I Shot the Sheriff” and use it for inspiration in any form of creative expression (including but not limited to short stories, poems, lyrics, artwork, photography, (etc.).  After reading the… Continue reading #MLMM I Shot the Sheriff and Popeye

mental health · Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie · Uncategorized

#MLMM Photo Challenge #261 — Moonpills

Nekneeraj is the host of Mindlovemisery Menagerie's Photo Challenge.   Nekneeraj says: Use above image as inspiration for a poem or short story.  Alternatively, if you are an artist or photographer, use this as an opportunity to showcase your own work.  You have 1 week to complete this challenge.  Please credit the artist! When you’re done, TAG the… Continue reading #MLMM Photo Challenge #261 — Moonpills

love · Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie · poetry · synchronicity

Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip, 20 April 2019

  Sarah is the host of Saturday Mix -- Lucky Dip.  Sarah says: Welcome to the Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip, 20 April 2019! For this week’s Lucky Dip, I have reached into my mystery bag and pulled out a Synchronicity Poem. The topic is up to you!Good luck with your ‘Lucky Dip Synchronicity Poem’… Continue reading Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip, 20 April 2019

haiku · Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie · poetry

Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, April 10th 2019, new beginnings

Chèvrefeuille is the host of Mindlovemiserys Menageries's Heeding Haiku with, who says: Welcome at a new episode of Heeding Haiku With … MLMM’s feature about haiku and haibun, two wonderful kinds of Japanese poetry. A while ago I decided to give you only a theme for this feature and maybe some rules to use. This… Continue reading Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, April 10th 2019, new beginnings

Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie · poetry

Saturday Mix – Unique Personality, 6 April 2019 — Moon Dance

Sarah is the host of Saturday Mix. Sarah says: This week we are diving into the depths of PERSONIFICATION. Our challenge is all about the use of personification in our writing. You will need to use the statement provided in your response – which can be poetry or prose. Our statement using, personification is: The… Continue reading Saturday Mix – Unique Personality, 6 April 2019 — Moon Dance

fiction · horror · Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie

Tale Weaver – #216 – Fairy Tale – The Evil/Dark side

Image: Pixabay Michael is the host of Tale Weaver. Michael says: This week consider a fairy tale from the perspective of the evil step-mother, the wicked witch, the dark prince or any other bad/evil character you might be familiar with. What might be their motivation, were they always the way they are depicted? Do they… Continue reading Tale Weaver – #216 – Fairy Tale – The Evil/Dark side

fiction · Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie · poetry

Saturday Mix – Mad About Metaphor, 3 March 2019 – At the Fair

image link Sarah is the host of Saturday Mix -- Mad About Metaphor. Sarah says: Our metaphor this week is: – Cotton candy words I'm not sure if I properly used the cotton candy words here or not.  It seems like I did, as he was able to convince her with his words, but the… Continue reading Saturday Mix – Mad About Metaphor, 3 March 2019 – At the Fair

flora · haiku · Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie · poetry

MLMM –Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, February 27 2019 Morning Glory

Chevrefeuille is hosting Heeding Haiku today and says: This week I have a nice theme for you to create your haiku or haibun with … Morning Glory … Create your haiku or haibun following the classical rules (5-7-5 syllables; seasonword; cutting word; deeper meaning; interchangeable 1st and 3rd line; a moment as short as the… Continue reading MLMM –Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, February 27 2019 Morning Glory

acrostic · Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie · poetry

MLMM — Saturday Mix with Sarah — Acrostic

Saturday Mix with Sarah – Lucky Dip, 23 February 2019 is an acrostic poem. Saturday Sun shines diamonds on the morning snow As it slowly sinks into dark pools Time to drink a pot of coffee; I'm Useless today by design. It is a time to Relax -- or to Do whatever I please All… Continue reading MLMM — Saturday Mix with Sarah — Acrostic

fiction · Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie

#MLMM Wordle #121 — Coming of Age

The Wordle Challenge is to write a story with the following words.  Not easy to do! 1. Creole 2. Alcohol 3. Dredge 4. Gravitation 5. Deplorable 6. Afterthought  7- Materialize 8. Newlywed  9. Mystical  10. Groundskeeper  11. Wooden Box  12. Resplendent image link Isadora Gaspard was born and raised in Chalmette, Louisiana, which was more… Continue reading #MLMM Wordle #121 — Coming of Age