Monthly Archive: October, 2015

Peanut Butter Trick

She kept peanut butter in her purse for times when she needed to stop her tongue from making remarks that would hurt someone.   *Inspired by the brilliant Egbert Starr’s Potato Chip Man… Continue reading

A Dozen Dead Roses   For me? The ghost blushed. The mummy smiled. Bandages would come undone soon.   *A truly fantastic photo by FlyTrapMan (Click here to visit his blog). ❤


She had wounded him. Her daggers were put away when she dropped her gaze.   *To shoot daggers with your eyes, means giving someone an angry or dirty look. (Photo from

Conquering the Shadow The dark reached for me. I laughed aloud and stood tall, so it let me be.   *Shadow photo by FlyTrapMan (Click here to visit his blog). ❤


My fingers wrap around you- smoothness under my palm. I take a deep drink from you- taste is potent on my tongue.

Turned White Frightened and shaking, the orange pumpkin turned white in Dracula’s hand.   *White pumpkin photo by FlyTrapMan (Click here to visit his blog). ❤

50 Word Story – Stale Bread

The pain of his death was still prevalent. He’d left them destitute. Dinner was stale bread, and she’d lost her temper and spanked the children. Sighing, she tightened laces and swept the sole.… Continue reading


The witch’s garden has flowers with monster teeth – chomping at the bees.   *Sinister, yet beautiful photo by FlyTrapMan (Click here to visit his blog). ❤


Choking and gagging, he coughed up feathers. Eating crow did not tickle.   *Eating crow is an American colloquial idiom, meaning humiliation by admitting wrongness or having been proven wrong after taking a… Continue reading

Lucky Me!

Tarot book whispers, “Read me.” Chupa Chups demand, “Lick me.” Lucky me!   *Look what I got in the mail from Sarah of Vespertine House! Yay!! Thank you Sarah! (Click here to visit… Continue reading