Month: January 2018

Daily Prompt: Conveyor – Belts: poems on socioeconomics

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Bible belt churn ’em out a factory of the devout ‘Thou shalt not’ is only for she MANifest destiny given to he who preaches virtue never thinks, only pursues riches he can’t do without though it’s rotting his heart throughout I guess that these…

Daily Prompt: Cavity

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cavity like the one in your chest just because they said you were resisting arrest cavity like the ones in your teeth leading to extraction cause you can’t afford to treat cavity like the ones that get searched by the ones that never put…

Reviews for Writers – SocialPilot

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Comparing HootSuite and SocialPilot with writers’ marketing in mind.

Daily Prompt: Dominant – Allele Appeal

oval face cleftless widow’s peak eyebrows bushy, sepa r ated skip mascara dimples free lobes almond eyes .f.r.e.c.k.l.e.s. tongue rollin’, no foldin’ wax my middle finger can’t thumb a ride bent pinky left over right brush the back of my hand only need two…

Daily Prompt: Tardy – It’s about time

There is one thing that I must accept: I will always be late It seeps into every fibre of my life, This cruel twist of fate I try to leave early but still get waylaid My boss doesn’t understand How will I ever get…

Hot Reads – Beneath the Sugar Sky

I first stumbled across Seanan McGuire on Tumblr (don’t ask for my username) and I always said that I’d like to get into their books. So when a newsletter hit my inbox letting me know Seanan had a release this month, I eagerly snapped…

Daily Prompt: Loophole (a haiku)

via Daily Prompt: Loophole To her plan I say “That’s illegal!” But she says “Technically not.”   Want more of my writing? Check it out here.

Hot Reads – Before I Let Go

BEFORE I LET GO is the latest book from Marieke Nijkamp, author of This Is Where It Ends and Feral Youth. It’s a story about a young person named Corey going home for the funeral of her best friend. It also is my first…

The Value of a Life: A social issues essay

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A social issues prompt A while back I attended a writing workshop at the University of Winchester, in connection with the Writing Festival they put on in the summer. It included several writing prompts, and one of them was ‘social issues that deeply concern…

Monthly Update – January 2018

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An update for November about writing, current projects, and JOMO.