Weekend Writing Prompt — Uncanny

I’m astonished by the large number of Republican members of Congress who are still willing to take their chances supporting Trump after all of his craziness. I just can’t digest how they could capitulate to his madness. It’s uncanny.

(39 words)


Written for Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt, where the word is “uncanny.”Also for these daily prompts: The Daily Spur (astonished), Ragtag Daily Prompt (chance), Word of the Day Challenge (digest), and Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (capitulate).

Weekend Writing Prompt/Sunday Writing Prompt — Forage and Freedom

“Hey you, what are you doing in that field in your underwear?” the woman yelled at the young man.

“I’m foraging for mushrooms, lady,” he answered, as if doing so in one’s boxers was not at all unusual. “It’s hot and I love the feel of the breeze on my, um, privates. It gives me a sense of freedom. At least I’m not naked.”

A hungry look graced the woman’s face. “Drop those boxers and I might just give you a hand.”

(82 words)


Written for Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt, where the word is “forage.”Also for the Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Sunday Writing Prompt, where the word is “Freedom.” Also for these daily prompts: Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (underwear) and The Daily Spur (love).

Weekend Writing Prompt — I Wanna Be a Writer

“You call yourself a wordsmith? That’s absurd. If anything, you’re the antithesis of a wordsmith. You may strive to be one, but you can’t spell, you’re lousy at grammar, and you can’t put a coherent sentence together. You’re a basket case.”

“I want to be a writer like you, Grandfather. You must have patience with me. I’m only seven years old.”

(61 words)


Written for Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt, where the word is “absurd” using exactly 61 words.Also for these daily prompts: Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (wordsmith/antithesis), Your Daily Word prompt (strive), MMA Storytime (basket), The Daily Spur (grandfather), and Ragtag Daily Prompt (patience). Photo credit: Getty Images.

Weekend Writing Prompt — Just Over Yonder

“We’re hopelessly lost,” Carol said. “Didn’t you ask that guy in town for directions?”

“I did,” Hal said, pointing toward the distance. “He told me it was just over yonder.”

“Unbelievable,” Carol said. “Let me get a picture of this for my Instagram account.”

(44 words)


Written for Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt, where the word is “yonder.” Photo credit: Vanessa Garcia at Pexels.com.

Weekend Writing Prompt — Over the Moon

You told me that you loved me
I felt like I was shot into orbit
I was over he moon in love with you
And blessed that you loved me too

Then your jagged edges started to show
You behaved like a petulant toddler
I fell back down to earth

(50 words)


Written for Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt, where the word is “orbit” in exactly 50 words.Also for these daily prompts: Ragtag Daily Prompt (jagged), Fandango’s One Word Challenge (petulant), and MSA Storytime (toddler).