Tag Archives: Jane doughtery

Shadows #poem #poetry

A year ago I posted this in response to a prompt based on a Munch painting ‘Moonlight’. I thought you might enjoy a reprise. My Life as a Shadow Most people would say I’m a saddo If I told the … Continue reading

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And on the twenty-seventh day… #microfiction #flashfiction

Jane Dougherty’s microfiction prompt this week is  Eve squeezed her eyes shut. Bloody Adam hadn’t watered the Tree again and they all knew where that would lead. ‘Hey, matey-boy. Stop writing poetry and do something useful.’ ‘Hmm?’ Adam appeared lost … Continue reading

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The Memory River #microfiction

Another picture prompt from Jane Doughtery Millicent Mercury visited the river every day, accompanied by her dog, Rufus. Rufus knew they would stay by the bank for a while and settled to his customary pose, watching for anyone who might … Continue reading

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Being a Dragon isn’t easy #microfiction #flashfiction

Jane Doughtery has found another intriguing image this week for her microfiction prompt So what is inside a dragon’s egg? ‘Bloody hell, John. I know this is an Easter marathon but it’s bad enough doing it dressed as reject dragons from … Continue reading

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Flying Islands – Stuff Happens #microfiction

Jane Doughtery’s picture prompt is  Decluttering  Out in the ocean, there is an archipelago of small evenly-sized islands where the Frngg people live. Each island is home to a Frngg family. Once a family moves in, it stays until either … Continue reading

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Regulation 14/234 of 96 #microfiction

Jane Doughtery this week prompts with this ‘Isiah, I think it’s him.’ Isiah put down his mattock and peered at the river. ‘Oh, bloody hell, what now?’ Jezebel wiped her hands. ‘Well I’ll put the cauldron on and you go … Continue reading

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When a man loves a woman #microfiction

Jane Doughtery’s prompt this week is Caleb Spume led a sheltered life, absorbing 19th century fiction and eschewing the internet. Dolores Pebble dreamt of finding a Regency man and dressed accordingly. At a Jane Austen revival and mindfullness retreat, an … Continue reading

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