Alphabet Story is Five

Light the candles, bring on the party, time to celebrate. This month Alphabet Story passed through the toddling stage and is finally growing  up. Tentative first steps into the world of writing (using the alphabet at prompts) next bravely inserting some poetry and then becoming addicted to short stories have led to changes in theme. Thanks … Continue reading

Garden Party

This week’s photo prompt is provided by Yarnspinner. Thank you Yarnspinner for our prompt! “Look at the time, it’s 12:30. I don’t think they’re coming,” Brad said. “They’re only a little late,”  Amy said “No, Mel and Jenny never late, in fact they’re always early. I bet you told them the wrong time.” “What do … Continue reading


This week’s photo prompt is provided by Maria with Doodles and Scribbles. Thank you Maria! Yolanda Camantique was loved By many a lad, But only one dared Proclaim his adoration. The tale remains a mystery. Some believe the falls clamed him leaving his work incomplete. And Yolanda believing the message followed her lover in the ultimate … Continue reading


This week’s photo prompt is provided by Mike Vore. Thank you Mike for our photo prompt! The old piano sits unused, collecting dust. Music that once flowed Is heard no more. Three white keys chipped like teeth. The teacher no longer comes.


    Jo loved school, it was a warm safe place to be. Fridays were hated because at the end of the day life became uncertain. At the closing bell, classmates eagerly rushed off to their weekends. Jo was in no hurry,  already dreading the coming hours.  Mother would be late again. Maybe she wouldn’t even show up … Continue reading