The Toddler and the Kitten

The toddler and the kitten came face to face one day Hello said she Meow said he And each sat down to play Where shall we go To catch a mouse What shall we do Play in my doll house It’s time for our tea I’ll have fish It’s time for a bath A splash… Continue reading The Toddler and the Kitten

Dogs of War

It was October 2001 and it was dark. I don’t know why I was outside. I was in the backyard. Maybe I had seen the lights from inside and that drew me out because it was the lights I was looking at. I had never seen anything like it and I probably won’t again. Up… Continue reading Dogs of War

A Rose that Grew from a Crack in the Concrete

My Indie Ink challenger this week was Shiv with 'a rose that grew from a crack in the concrete' and I challenged Chaos Mandy I watched the blood seep along the pavement. The dark red thickness of it flowed through my hand as I lay there. It was losing color, turning black. Everything around me… Continue reading A Rose that Grew from a Crack in the Concrete

Haiku – Indie Ink #2

My Indie Ink writing challenge this week was from Bewildered Bug and I challenged Jen O. I decided to do something I've never attempted before - Haiku. I based it on Haiku in English which can be up to 17 syllables. I learned that Haiku shouldn't 'tell all' and also not reveal everything about its subject. I… Continue reading Haiku – Indie Ink #2