NaPoWriMo – 2013 – Day 4 – A Series of Unlikely Explanations

Day 4 of the NaPoWriMo challenge offers a very unusual prompt.  Here it is in the words right from the NaPoWriMo site, in  host Maureen Thorson’s words:  “Recently, I read an article about the Scottish science fiction writer Iain M. Banks. His books often have spaceships in them. And those spaceships have extremely odd, poetic names. Like: ProstheticContinue reading “NaPoWriMo – 2013 – Day 4 – A Series of Unlikely Explanations”

Photo Challenge: ‘Thursday’s Windows’ – 3rd Week

Well, that time has rolled around again, and I am posting a photo from my old high school days.  The picture shows several of my classmates in study hall, but what catches my attention is that whole wall of windows at the back of the room.  They are the epitome of “School Windows” from aboutContinue reading “Photo Challenge: ‘Thursday’s Windows’ – 3rd Week”

The Cycle

“To work, to try, to learn Is not a simple thing. My teacher, though, thinks learning Comes on swift, effortless wings. “I’m sure she never struggled To get words to come out right. Or understand their meanings; Recognize them all on sight. “She’s prejudiced against me; Doesn’t like me above half; Just wants to causeContinue reading “The Cycle”