The Witch Hunt

Originally posted on Colombage's Corner:
The hunt has begun They are chasing me judgmental looks on their faces disgust filling their minds convinced that I should be persecuted just because I have listened to my heart They want to imprison me planning to mold me into one of them wanting to erase my memories…

Witches Brew

Originally posted on Fictionspawn:
Hello! An elderly woman was standing by the side of the road. Good afternoon, Marcy said. Could you please help me? My old knees hurt so much. I need to get home, on top of that hill. The old lady pointed with a crooked finger. Marcy looked down the road. She…

Witchcraft

Originally posted on Fictionspawn:
She was out in the forest looking for plants and mushrooms when Jim came along. He was tall, strong and handsome, funny and friendly. Hello! He said cheerfully. Hello! She answered. She was happy to see him. She always was. She was the most beautiful girl in the village. Jim had…

Knossos

Originally posted on Fictionspawn:
They could hear it again today. The roar of the creature under King Minos’ castle. The earth shook. It was angry today, without doubt. Columns and houses was falling apart. People ran for cover. The Minotaur could be on it’s way out of the labyrinth. Milas was herding his sheep when…

Late November

Originally posted on Seasonings:
. . . Without all their leaves did the trees lose their beauty or was it revealed? . . (c) 2014, 2017  Betty Hayes Albright . . Thursday is Thanksgiving in the U.S. Love and thanks to everyone, here and around the world, for your friendship and poetic exchanges on WordPress.  …

Ocatillo

Originally posted on fourwindowspress:
by Thomas Davis You feel them still, the desert ships: Ocatillo, candle flame, white canvas rigged Like sails triangular and luminous Above the rose of wooden cabin blocks That sail the mesa, bright ephemerals Light driven, taut against the desert winds. You walk in desert silences: Sand, rock, a shimmering of…

Fifty Year Friday: Far Out 1967, Part Two

Originally posted on zumpoems:
If one is looking to highlight the best representation of “Far Out” in jazz music, one may very well settle with placing the spotlight on musician and philosopher Sun Ra, more formally known as Le Sony’r Ra. Born in Birmingham, Alabama in May 1914 with the more mundane name of “Herman…

When To Wait For Inspiration

Originally posted on Publication Advisors:
Dear Publication Advisors, I started writing in high school and am now 38 years old.  In my teens, I used to write everything from poetry to short stories.  Whenever the creative itch hit me, I had to find a notebook immediately.  It was as if the inspiration could not wait.…