26 despair scars humanities heart lost 26 lives one lone bomb senseless wasted lives broken dreams only sorrow left why war waged I’ll never understand no winners Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2014Continue reading "26"
She was watching, always watching, silently frozen within the cold prison of carved stone. Her capturer mocking her at first, from his mighty palace, parading by, every chance he got reminding her whom imprisoned her within. But his whispers grew weaker with each passing year, while she remained young, the maiden who refused the king. How …Continue reading "Frozen – A Friday Flash Short Story"
Today’s daily prompt took me by surprise and a little off guard. Write the blurb for the book jacket of the book you’d write, if only you had the time and inclination. Photographers, artists, poets: show us BOOKS. Having been focused so much on getting at least 75000 words on paper, I am currently going …Continue reading "Essence"
Healing – A Haiku sweet act of kindnessbroken spirit healed with lovetender connection Copyright Claudia H. Blanton This was written for today’s daily prompt “Kindness”, which you can find here: http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/01/23/daily-prompt-kindness-2/Continue reading "Kindness"
Today’s Daily Prompt: There are 344 days remaining in the year. Describe what you’d like to be doing on day 211. (Hint: that’s July 30th.) I like this daily prompt, because I believe in setting exact goals, knowing what you want, and then letting the Universe handle the rest. Well, where do I want to …Continue reading "Predictions – A Daily Prompt Post"
There had been rumors about this, the man of the woods. The one who would kidnap people just to see them struggle in their desperation, struggle to get free, and find their way home. He was not into some sick kind of torture, no, the terrifying desperation of his victims, mostly women was enough …Continue reading "No Victim"
Reflection – A Haiku mirror on the wallblue eyes search for inward peace gentle resilience Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2014 http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/01/18/daily-prompt-people/Continue reading "Reflection"
“I’ve got a reputation to uphold.” “I got that, Stew. Let this one go. No one is going to blame you if you let this one go.” “This ain’t a buisness for sentimentals.” “I am not talking ’bout sentimentals, dumb ass, I am talking about an infant. Why in the hell is there is hit …Continue reading "Reputation – A Friday Flash Crime Story"
Gone – A Haiku I spend all my dayswaiting for the perfect nowwhile life slipped away Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2014 http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/01/15/daily-prompt-perfect/Continue reading "The Perfect Moment"
Everybody dreaded getting the newspaper. But like a good little herd of sheep, every morning, everyone who was old enough to read, stood in line in the three places the paper was given out – the central grocery store, the post office on the other side of town, and the largest church, adjacent to the …Continue reading "The Paper"