#MM Music Challenge — She belongs to the night

“The sun goes down the night rolls in You can feel it starting all over again The moon comes up and the music calls” –from Glenn Frey’s, “You Belong to the City” She tries not to think about how long ago it was. That night when everything changed. If only she hadn’t fallen asleep on…

Enough

image from site with info on first prison in VA Government soldiers were told to kill every man in enemy territory and capture all of the women and children. The government was the U.S. and the enemies the Native American First People. Charles had been killing and capturing for a good twenty years now. The…

Night of the Rat

image link New Orleans is known for its strange goings-about, and as you know, many a tall-tale contains a grain of truth. They say back in the days of rum running and pirate jaunts, a strange ship came in on the mist one night. Madame DeSwain, whose inn near the docks greeted gamblers, sailors, and…

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…

dVerse — quadrille — Hungry

image link Frank is the host of dVerse today. Frank says: The word for the quadrille today is “troll” or any variation or arrangement of it somehow in your poem. So. To get to the point, to participate write a 44-word quadrille using some variation of the word “troll” in the poem. Frank, I took…

Coloring Club Plus — 3/19/19

I was trying to think of an appropriate song for today. One that would speak to the mass shooting a long way from here, in NZ, but close for so many of the writers and readers on Word Press. We in the US have seen it become almost commonplace here. It sorrows me to see…

#FPQ –tainted evil

Fandango’s Provocative Question is a doozy this time. “When you learn about highly regarded artists being accused of inappropriate sexual behavior, especially with minors, can you separate the artists from their art, or would you refuse to listen to, watch, or read the artists’ works?” Let’s start with clarification of terms. A celebrity or artist…