Filed under Monday Finish the Story

MFTS-Life on the Edge

She lived a life that some would describe as on the edge. When I teased that her reality check had bounced she laughed that delicious laugh and winked. She bumped by arm playfully and said she wasn’t bankrupt yet. She palmed her two lucky nickels and laughed. Then she would go on doing exactly what … Continue reading

MFTS-The Cat’s Lament

Finish the story begins with:  “Now this is living the life of Riley.” Yes, Barbara, another fun challenge! Here is my poetic response. Now this is living the life of Riley. Yep, Riley’s the name And relaxin’s the game Twentyfour-seven it’s the same Livin’ the life of Riley. Now this is living the life of Riley. … Continue reading

MFTS-Storm Ahead

Finish the story begins with:  “Few knew about the castle hidden inside the island.” Thanks, Barbara, for another challenging prompt. Few knew about the castle hidden inside the island or about the witch living in that lonely place There were those who believed. There was definitely a mystery about the place and stories were told about brave … Continue reading

MFTS-Mahem at the Skagway

  The A&B Building was made entirely from the driftwood. Now if you believe that, there is a bridge   . . . Stop laughing.  And just listen to my tale.  You see, it was like this.  Old Thomas Merton began the original structure back in the early days of the town.  He didn’t live to see … Continue reading

MFTS-Tessa’s Tango

Finish the story begins with:  “She lived in a mango tree.” She lived in a mango tree; evenings she would tango free of a partner Her dance needing only the song remembered Strains of passion that invade her soul Evenings she would tango in her mango tree