Monday, December 27, 2021

Overheard at Table 2: Horrorprompt - Glass

#horrorprompt 586 Glass


The face in the hand mirror was not hers.

What have you done to me? she asked the doctors.

The best we could, they said.

She smashed the mirror and with the glass, she began to redo their work.



Sunday, December 26, 2021

Overheard at Booth 4: Storyin12 - Relinquish

#Storyin12 Relinquish

Willing to relinquish the madness, she
knew she also must forego her followers.




Saturday, December 25, 2021

Overheard at Booth 3: Storyin12 - Fraud

#Storyin12 Fraud


Dad swore he never committed fraud,
but he’d had so many names …



Friday, December 24, 2021

Overheard at Booth 2: Storyin12 - Episodes

#Storyin12 Episodes


She lived life like a television series,
with a  cliffhanger every episode.





Thursday, December 23, 2021

Overheard at Table 1: Headlines, Christmas Week 2021


Headlines, Christmas Week, 2021

Dua Lipa Wears Nothing but Bikini and Furry Hello Kitty Snow Boots in Freezing Weather

Hong Kong University Removes the Pillar of Shame Monument to Victims of Tiananmen Square Massacre.




Follow up to Headlines, Christmas Week, 2021

Of the two headlines featured in the previous poem, for one fifth of the world’s population, one of them will be completely removed from any digital record.