Ingredients

These pieces were written for the Six Sentence Challenge, with the prompt word 'ingredient' This week, one serious, one silly. Capitol ingredient You would think that the essential ingredient to any form of dictatorship would be blindingly obvious to even the most casual observer. Especially when that ingredient is blind obedience to a leader who … Continue reading Ingredients

Canvassing answers to canvas questions

These two pieces were written in response to the Six Sentence Challenge, with the prompt word of 'canvas'. Canvassing answers to canvas questions Are all arguments about canvas in tents or are some just coarse and loosely woven?Does shopping at a Russian canvas store increase the likelihood of Red sails in the sunset?When your dog … Continue reading Canvassing answers to canvas questions

Mervyn Martian and Edgar Earthling discuss books

This piece was adapted for the Six Sentence Challenge with the prompt word 'book'. For the original, click here. Mervyn: Edgar, what are you doing? Edgar: I’m working on my novel, a type of book that contains characters the author has invented. Mervyn: What will this novel be about? Edgar: About a man who has … Continue reading Mervyn Martian and Edgar Earthling discuss books

Mundane (disambiguation from Wackypedia – may refer to:)

This piece was written for the Six Sentence Challenge, with the prompt word of 'mundane'. Bert Mundane, lead singer of Nirvana tribute band, Smells Like Green Vomit. Married to Courtney Act.Like, social media posts by, like, anyone with a vocabulary of, like, less than, like, 100 words (including, like, abbreviations and emojis) and who, like, … Continue reading Mundane (disambiguation from Wackypedia – may refer to:)

No Redemption For the GOD Squad

This piece was written for the Six Sentence Challenge, with the prompt word of 'redemption'. Being a card-carrying Member of the Geriatric Obstreperous Devils Motorcycle Club (aka the GOD Squad), there are many things for which I will not be seeking redemption any time soon, yea even though my deathbed moves a little closer with … Continue reading No Redemption For the GOD Squad

The Blitz Spirit and other myths

This piece was written for the Six Sentence Challenge, with the prompt word of 'shelter'. Note: No jokes this week. As the rising wail of the air raid sirens echoed through the night, Maisie was well-prepared with blankets, a torch, and other essential supplies and thanked God once again that her children had been billeted … Continue reading The Blitz Spirit and other myths