Poem of the Day

“Bad poetry day?” he asked.“Never heard of it.”“You haven’t? Good thing you asked!Its when we celebrate:‘Anyone can write poetry!’ “ “Why give a day to poetry?”Why not pinot noir,fajitas, or serendipity?”“August 18th is their day too, and more!” “It’s national couple’s day,ice cream and mail order catalog day.Anything can be special any day.” “Anything?” he…

Forged Lead

“That’s what you have?” Sarge asked Bill.“‘It rhymes,’ that he ‘killed Phil?’”“With a drill,” added Bill.“And Sue was another clue.”“Sue?” asked Sarge. “A shoe!” “Sue Steel was killed by a sharp shoe heel.We’re looking for someone demented, I feel.”Bill explained his thoughts.“Someone whose brain is in knots.” “A creative nut. They pass the timeby orchestrating…

Ghost-Nan

“Boo!” is boring.Floating sheets are passe`.While the family is snoringI’ll haunt them in a new way!I’ll give helpfulness a whirl. Kimmy wants a dollyTimmy needs a friend.Dad’s not very jolly.Mom has a new friend. I’ll make the doll dance and twirl.I’ll keep the kids entertained.Maybe I can keep them out of trouble. I can give…

Community Boosted

[Lawmaster Engaged] the robot said.It was armed and 10 feet at the head.Shiny chrome and golden parts.It even had a pair of mechanical hearts.“Follow me, it’s time for patrol!” [Confirmed. Beginning Patrol!]Lawmaster followed my patrolling cadencestaying close behind as I surveyed.It beeped then stopped. [Unsafe! Danger sensed!] I heard footsteps, saw someone flee.I dashed to…

Apocalyptic Misunderstanding

“I couldn’t have known,” he said. “She seemed so nice and warm. Who could’ve guessed she’d be an apocalypse in human form?” The future stranger grumbled with a sneer. “I warned you! I left a note!” “‘DO NOT GO ON THE DATE!’ It was clear! “You say that, but you could have done better. Why…

John D’oh

John woke feeling empty.The room was bright, his mind fuzzy.He heard a noise and turnedHe wasn’t alone; he learned.“Where am I?” John asked. “AAAAAH!” the man gasped.He whirled around; his eyes went wide.He shouted. “I THOUGHT YOU DIED!”“Me too,” John said. “I guess I’m back.”“Impossible! You’re dead!”“I pulled out your organs!” John looked down at…

Sharp Gathering

Be cool, keep calm.You’ll meet a lot of people.Your grasp on manners is feeble,carry yourself with aplomb. This party is somewhat tamer.No clowns or magic entertainersMaybe a lady playing a harp. It’s more than a birthday party.Welcome to the Illuminati! Founded by Dana Sharp.

Blink and You’ll Miss it.

Harvey put the cold food in.He closed the door and pushed the numbers.“5-minutes should be enough on the timer,”He pushed start, and thenHarvey blinked. He heard the beep as his eyes opened.He had trouble breathingthough his mouth was open.A stranger’s hand squeezed his neck in. In Harvey’s kitchen, the stranger stood.He held Harvey against the…

Sharp Vision™

[Sharp Development is the BEST!]One review said. Another disagreed.[Their app is the worst. Useless at best.]Smith decided to download it and testhow the app changed the world he sees.It downloaded faster than expected. He checked the file size and was surprised[5kb] Much smaller than expected.“Maybe it’s a setup file,” he surmised.He opened the game planning…

Unicorn Flutters

“Giant, powerful, dangerous, but not at all cantankerous.” Jill nodded with a smile. “That’s her; she’ll be here in a while.” “Flutter drinks here when she’s in town. Who should I say is asking around?” The pink-eyed woman smiled at Jill. “She doesn’t know me but she will. If she asks you, ‘Who?’ Tell her…