bookscover2cover – Motley Feudal Ties

 
Another story of mine has been posted at bookscover2cover; called Motley Feudal Ties, it can be read by clicking on the link. I remember I borrowed a phrase from Karl Marx for the title because he seemed like the go-to-guy so far as the story’s theme was concerned.

And to finish, here’s The Smiths with the national anthem. All stand, please…
 

Somewhere, an Owl

 

somewhere, an owl

opens the night’s stillness

by her voice

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #894 First Light, another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. The inspiration for this haiku came from reading Paloma’s poem and remembering the only time I’ve ever heard an owl hooting nearby.

And, to finish, here’s David Bowie –
 

bookscover2cover – The War Against the Elves

 

Another story of mine has been posted at bookscover2cover; called The War Against the Elves, it can be read by clicking on the link. This story is historically correct, supposedly, since not all of Tolkein’s group was keen on having their time taken up by imaginary creatures fighting imaginary wars for hundreds and hundreds of pages. After all, the real situation has always been more evil and insane than anything any warlock could dream up.

And to finish, here’s Manic Street Preachers –