Weekend Writing Prompt — Totally Exonerated

BA715E3A-8972-4FB5-A0C0-F58E7EEE02E1“What is all this hoopla over the Mueller Report?” Albert asked. “The Attorney General totally exonerated Trump. No collusion, no obstruction.”

“You are such an idiot,” I said. “It’s a good thing we’re not at my place or I’d take an egg and smash it on your head.”

“You’re just longing to see Trump taken down,” Albert said.

“You’re right,” I admitted. “He’s trying to turn our democracy into an autocracy. He’s destroying the environment, and he thinks he’s above the law. Doesn’t any of that annoy you?”

“Actually I’m impressed by him.”

“With lemmings like you, Albert, there’s little hope left for America.”

(Exactly 104 words)


BC351F84-3CA0-4190-9837-6D98485D538AWritten for Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt, where we are challenged to write a poem or piece of prose using the word “impress” in exactly 104 words.

Also for these daily prompts: Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (hoopla), Ragtag Daily Prompt (egg), and Word of the Day Challenge (longing). Political cartoon: ©Rick McKee at the Augusta Chronicle.

Weekend Writing Prompt — Fraud

AF87C8C1-24C3-4705-96CC-4DDB8F54765AWe can see right through you.
You’re a snake oil salesman.
You make promises that you know you can’t keep.
You say you’ve got our best interests at heart.
But that’s not true.
All you care about is yourself.
Well you can fool some people some of the time.
But you can’t fool us all.
You’re a fraud and a charlatan.

(Exactly 61 words)


BD965411-21FD-432A-BD93-27483D8C85E8Written for Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt, where we are challenged to write a poem or piece of prose using the word “charlatan” in exactly 61 words.

Weekend Writing Prompt — Guess Who He Is

Donald Trump Holds Campaign Rally In Las Vegas

He’s the leader of the free world.

He’s a liar, a con artist, a racist, a misogynist.

He’s a xenophobe, a white nationalist.

He’s unethical, immoral, hypocritical, narcissistic.

He’s a puppet, a traitor, a sellout.

He’s a laughingstock, vindictive, embarrassing, a moron.

He is Donald Trump.

And he is anathema to me.

(Exactly 52 words)


C599D034-396E-4F06-AA3A-F82F26F1F2BDWritten for Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt, where we are challenged to write a poem or piece of prose using the word “anathema” in exactly 52words.

Weekend Writing Prompt — Mean and Nasty

DC7FC268-2652-47A3-8250-5FCE3779148FGo ahead and talk to me that way.
Be mean and nasty.
You call me names.
You yell at me.
You tell me I’m worthless.
I’ve heard it all before.
Your barbs.
Your taunts.
You try so hard to put me down.
To make me feel bad about myself.
You ridicule me.
You attempt to make me feel stupid.
You talk to me that way in front of our friends.
As if demeaning me around them makes you look better.
But you know what?
It makes you look small.
It makes you look petty.
And I am now impervious.

(Exactly 99 words)


0FC4D3A7-EF87-4A54-B15F-EF631B8038FAWritten for Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt, where we are challenged to write a poem or piece of prose using the word “impervious” in exactly 99 words.