When I die, I want to go softlyfree from the miseriesof my body breaking downorgans sickened, cutting off lifeas I suffocate, drift away When I die, I want to wakein a safer worldaway from earth’s torments& adverse emotionsgurus say we must bear When I die, I want to see Jesus’ facewash his feet, though he’d… Read More “When I Die” by Nick Pipitone.
Poet Don runs the FCS Childrens Education Unit He is devoted to giving the children a good grounding for their journey in life The kiddies all love him Our God first made the heavens Then earth did follow on The rest was made in China Like seats we now sit on Oooh… Poet Don can… Read More “Poet Don talks to the Class about God” by Don Matthews.
I seem to spend my lifeIn giving up on thingsThings I like, look forward toRing-a-ding-a-ding I’m told such things are bad for meThat I should wave goodbyeTo smoking, sugar, alcoholGive up, lie back, and sigh Funny? But there’s just one thingI don’t give up (one thing)That’s sex, it just gives up on meRing-a-ding-a-ding Visit ‘Flippant,… Read More “Sex, Alcohol and Sugar” by Don Matthews.
I’ve just read today’s paper It’s full of doom and gloom Murders, killing, destruction, death Children being groomed Headlines blare out constantly SEX FIEND IS EXPOSED There’s so much negativity (The paper I have closed) Why can’t I read, enjoy myself With lots of humour, rife? Instead of being subjected to This gutter side of… Read More “Humour Don’t Sell Papers” by Don Matthews.
Just eaten with my mummy (And with my daddy too) KFC’s new artificial Nuggets (spices too) Asked mummy if this artificial Meat was free-range grown? As well as all the herbs and spices Green and yellow brown (She said she’d ask Colonel Sanders…) I am a little worried Will come to Hungry Jacks Artificial meat… Read More “KFC’s New Artificial Nuggets. Yum” by Don Matthews.
What do you think is the difference between (Your minds you will need to unblock) A jeweler, and also a jailer? Think hard my dear lovely little flock (mumble….mumble….think….think….) We don’t know Poet Don…. One watches cells and the other sells watches…. (blank looks all round….) (What am I doing wrong?….) Poet Don has a… Read More “Poet Don Puts a Question to his Little Flock” by Don Matthews.
I’m ecstatic to share a collaboration that Matt and I worked on back in June for one of his Blue Turtle comics. It made its first appearance on his site today. You can check it out here. I wrote the dialogue, while Matt did the wonderful art. I hope you find it a bit humorous.… Read More BLUE TURTLE COMIX Collaboration.
I drink my cappuccino Write poems in a caff And as Americans might say My lines can give a laugh Now thankfully America Has come to my rescue Without their helpful accent My lines would sound unskew. To check out more of Don Matthews’s work, go here.
Marion steadily drummed her fingers on the metal desktop. It was a trick that she had picked up many years ago, something that kept her grounded and relaxed in tense situations. Marion had always found rhythms and patterns to be calming. Of course, some people around her found it a little annoying. It certainly seemed… Read More “Book-Covers” by The Magpie Fancier.
The doctors never diagnosed or treated the problem, crocodile they used to call her in school – not original, but it hurt. Her skin was scaly, like a crocodile, so maybe not original, but accurate. Children are magicians – finding their peers worst fears – preying on them, mercilessly. Through years of comments, sneers, good… Read More “Nina” by Just Another Writer.
Hello everyone. Remember that poll? 🦗 …With the collaboration and challenge topics? 🦗 Well then. This is awkward. To recall, we had a poll to vote on for the next collaboration or challenge project. The topic that polled the highest was the worst sentence challenge. What else was interesting were the topics that tied in… Read More Worst Sentence Challenge & New Collaboration Project. (Closed)
“Now,” said she, licking her lips as she jammed the magazine in with an eight-round of bullets, “you’re going to shoot those fuckers down if you see them, alright?”
Tom snapped his head up and sunk back, “What?”
“Dude. Wake the fuck up—” she passed him the loaded pistol, “and shoot them if you see them from behind.”… Read More Novel Collaboration (“Identify”): Chapter 1.
Iceland is named cos it’s got lots of ice India from Indian ink But Turkey’s got no turkeys strutting around Seems logic’s gone glug down the sink gobble.. gobble.. glug.. glug.. To check out more of Don Matthews’s work, go here.
Spooks, the ghost, was swaying in his spot, Spooks, the ghost, saw a great ink pot! Silly little Spooks wanted something to drink, Silly little Spooks gulped down the whole blue ink! And many still don’t believe it to be true, But poor little Spooks turned all blue! And do you expect Spooks to sit… Read More “Spooks and the Blue Ink” by Snehal Suhane.
Poet Don reporting From the weath bureau Rain is falling up today Thought you’d like to know Thanks. Good to know…. You’re welcome…. Poet Don is from the illustrious Poets Society We are honoured to have him here with us today To check out more of Don Matthews’s work, go here.
Hey, folks! I recently relaunched my blog “The Nexus of Writers” so that it was on WordPress! If you want to check it out, here’s the link. And the main part of the post, part of a Star Wars fan-fiction short story I’m writing: ~ Leo woke without moving, without even his breathing changing. He… Read More Leo’s Gambit, and Nexus of Writers Relaunch
Last week’s prompt for Horror House Wednesday (HHW) was the following painting: All the entries received were excellent to read, each one detailing their own individual spin of loss, discovery, dark humor and tad bits of horror. Don’t believe me? You can read them in the separate post designated for all other entries received for… Read More Horror House Flash Fiction Contest #3 Winner.
Here are the rest of the flash fiction entries in the order received: Untitled by Chris Ludke. How did I get here? Being lost is normal for me because I move around so much. I often wake up and ask myself, “Where the hell am I?” It’s not a scary feeling. I’m also lost when… Read More Horror House Flash Fiction Contest #2 Entries.
Hello everyone. I hope all is well today. How are you doing? I’d love to know. So… To the point of this: This is essentially a post looking for a participant to write chapter 13 in our story collaboration. I’ve yet to receive a claim on the chapter, and as time passes, the collaboration is… Read More Story Collaboration Notice and Reminder: Who wants to write Chapter 13?
Everybody wants a peaceful life; Nobody wants to get out of strife! Everyone wants clean air; But people who plant trees are very rare! People want to be loved; But fail to embrace when it’s bestowed! We are mere mortals who live in constant fear, Losing the ones that are dear! We run behind money;… Read More “Life as they say!” by samuellawrentz.