I am very grateful to have been invited to participate in this beautiful collaborative piece. Thanks to Eric Syrdal for organizing this project.
A beautifully epic poem from Eric Syrdal at My Sword and Shield. . .
These 10 digits the very same belonging to him but the last time here that they were imbedded in this thick cold conglomeration of ice how as a boy he would wiggle his toes in it daring to keep his aching flesh submerged his nerve endings screaming for mercy he, using the one thing that … Continue reading Winter Holiday Writing Prompt Challenge: Upon the Next Morning-Eric Syrdal
Way back in the bayou 'neath the spanish moss they say at sunset you can see him walk He trudges through mud 12 inches deep searching for something restless and weak She was barely a woman some say only 16 when she was laid under water by jealousy and greed Her heart was the purest … Continue reading You Were Meant to Know the Night Writing Prompt Challenge: Born to Know the Night/Eric Syrdal
When I passed this pretty flower I thought to bring it to thine heart For all things beautiful must attract and in each others company so create a world in which I wish to live For all things beautiful I had thought to have seen but never so lovely as thou art but in presentation … Continue reading Redolence-Eric Syrdal/His Sword and Shield. . .
My apologies for being slow to judge the stunning entries submitted for the Blood Into Ink Writing Prompt Challenge. My thanks to all the writers who participated as well as my Guest Judges Kindra M. Austin and Aurora Phoenix. It is always a pleasure to see the creative ways writers interpret a challenge and an … Continue reading Second Place: Blood Into Ink Writing Prompt Challenge/Blood Letting/Eric Syrdal