Fun With Clichés

“Extract from a cartoon by Priestman Atkinson, from the Punch Almanack for 1885, mocking clichéd expressions in the popular literature of the time”   The following was written for a challenge over at V.J.’s called: V.J.’s Weekly Challenge #86: cliché   The grass is always greener or so they say But my grass is a laborContinue reading “Fun With Clichés”

Grouchy & Greta Gnome

  Grouchy and Greta Gnome were just waking up from a long winter’s nap. “Grouchy, look at this mess, what are we going to do?” “Oh, Greta, come on, I just woke up, let me focus on getting my eyes open.” “Where did all these empty old pots come from?” “Would you stop worrying aboutContinue reading “Grouchy & Greta Gnome”

Share Your World

  This was written for “Share Your World” QUESTIONS: Can you bake a cake?   (credit for this question goes to Di, who asked it on her post recently.   Thanks, Di! After last week’s SYW, we needed a little bit of sweet and light!) What’s one thing that can instantly make your day better? When you wereContinue reading “Share Your World”

Peanut Butter

This silly little poem is for a challenge over at Patricia’s Place. Write a story or poem of 5 Lines or Less Use the picture and/or the word(s) peanut butter as inspiration.     Peanut butter is like no other Go ahead and ask your brother Eat it on bread Use it as a spread Touch mine and you’ll be dead   ThisContinue reading “Peanut Butter”

Fools On The Hill

The hill was steep You couldn’t hear a peep Till we rolled down the hill Like Jack & Jill Giggles and laughs we looked back at the path To where we started Our butts really smarted Then … one of us farted   This was written for Crimson’s Creative Challenge #46.        Continue reading “Fools On The Hill”

Crimson’s Creative Challenge #41

Fred, look over there, what the hell is that? Ethell, that there is a Canadian goose and he’s staring back at us. What do you think he’s doing here Fred? He’s probably cruizing around just like we are in search of food. Maybe we should go over and introduce ourselves. I hear Canadians are quiteContinue reading “Crimson’s Creative Challenge #41”