Tag Archives: Murder

A Divided Union (Day 30, 2018)

The NaPoWriMo folks asked us to interact with an odd historical fact. A Divided Union Lincoln was the first president with pet cats, a fact that so enraged dog-loving actor John Wilkes Booth that he interruped a play to make … Continue reading

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What the Dog Will Do for Food (Day 20, 2018)

2/3 of the way through a NaPoWriMo. What the Dog Will Do for Food the dog stole an´┐╝ apple from an Amish woman and I, having no cash, became an accesory to the crime. the apple seller threatened to call … Continue reading

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Kitty Kitty (Day 15, 2018)

Halfway done with NaPoWriMo. Today’s prompt asked us to write about a villain who has some redeeming characteristics, while still remaining evil. Kitty Kitty the cat caresses his face with her paw, running the pads through his three-day stubble then … Continue reading

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No One Will Read This (Day 7, 2018)

Another day of NaPoWriMo, another prompt I’m skipping. No One Will Read This The suit was always red but fresh blood dries forming rust-brown blotches, turning the fleece crunchy-hard, matting the once-white fur cuffs. Chimney soot never stuck but no … Continue reading

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Smile, Chuck! (Day 25, 2017)

Day 25 of National Poetry Writing Month. Smile, Chuck! Someone is taking a picture freezing this moment  for millions who have never and will never be in the room with you but who want to understand why so many love  and … Continue reading

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Goodnight, Little Ones (Day 17)

(National Poetry Writing Month continues.) Silence, child, and listen close! Pay dearest heed to those who know the ghoulish tale of Bloody Joe, the Bedroom Closet Strangler! He hides behind your winter coat his hands in gloves made out of goat … Continue reading

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Baby Photos (Day 14)

can you see it in the eyes even then before they grow hair or teeth, while they wear cartoon onesies and play with wooden blocks the way they will one day manipulate terrified people– placing them just so then knocking … Continue reading

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