The pump don’t work ’cause the vandals took the handle.

This piece was written for the Six Sentence challenge, with the prompt word of 'handle'. Extracts from Bob Dylan’s ‘Subterranean Homesick Blues’ in italics. I'm on the pavement, thinking about the government, the secret government of alien reptile paedophiles that rules the world, except it’s not a secret any more because Q-anon told me on … Continue reading The pump don’t work ’cause the vandals took the handle.

Trigger warning methodology 101

This piece was written for the Six Sentence challenge, with the prompt word of 'method'. Note: Examples only - (may contain traces of nuts) Little Red Riding Hood – includes wild animal devouring old lady and an axe murder. Julius Caesar –main character stabbed repeatedly in the rotunda. Romeo and Juliet – includes under-age sex … Continue reading Trigger warning methodology 101

The Devil is in the deal

This piece was written for the Six Sentence Challenge, with the prompt word of 'deal'. Galatians 6:7 (modernised for gender equity)  ‘Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a woman soweth, that shall she also reap.’ Harper, with her companion in tow, knocked confidently on the door that displayed a brass name plate … Continue reading The Devil is in the deal

Ess-sense

This piece was written as a response to The Carrot Ranch 99-word challenge, with the prompt of “not everyone fits a prom dress”, from Ellis Delaney's song 'Not everyone fits a prom dress'. Not everyone fits a prom dressNot everyone fits a compressNot everyone spurns a temptressNot everyone earns their distressNot everyone wears a nightdressNot … Continue reading Ess-sense

Maximum nebulosity

The is piece was written for the Six Sentence Challenge, with the prompt word of 'nebulous'. “Stan, this campaign speech simply won’t do, with all these references to targets for economic growth, employment levels, CO2 reduction, home ownership rates, let alone how we are going to handle foreign relations.” “But, with respect, Prime Minister, these … Continue reading Maximum nebulosity