Daily Writing Part 117. Story of Poems Part 60

Random words of the day: Fleet. Sign

It’s been quiet the past couple of days. Sometimes I manage to get something done at the last moment, sometimes the writing just won’t take off. And while I’d prefer the former to the latter, you can’t, as a great philosopher once said, always have what you want. I’ll do my best to write at least six days per week, but I’ve accepted that gaps are just going to happen from time to time, for inspiration to gather, for the mind to rest or for some other reason I’m able to write and/or post. And after that I’ll just go on like old times!

Of course, for The Artist’s Tale I’d really need an emergency to take place for it not to take place and so here we have the next installment! The characters of the two separate story arcs finally cross paths and who knows what this is going to bring about! Whatever happens, though, it now appears that Custard, our former sentry/latest addition to the scorpion band, is having more and more in common with a big diesel truck for some reason. Yes, that’s the kind of thing that happens in this story! Ah, chaos can truly be a thing beauty at times like this! ^_^


The Artist’s Tale. Chapter 4
Meanwhile near the chapel’s entrance
Lied the pieces of its gate
A charred trail shaped just like a runway
Ran for many meters straight

At the trail’s end rose a tall spiked ridge
Where the giant gull was seated
Below, among the capsicums
Lied its enemies, defeated

Like the needle of a compass
The bird’s head then turned North
Where, near a cabin, from a bush
Five creatures scuttled forth

There appeared without a sign
Four scorpions, fleet of foot
And a fifth on massive wheels
Emitting dark black soot

fleet-sign


For the first chapter of The Artist’s Tale click here.

For the second chapter of The Artist’s Tale click here.

For the third chapter of The Artist’s Tale click here.

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Ever since a group of shoes held a birthday party a long, long time ago (though in a galaxy not that far away) a little boy’s appreciation for creation was born. And so, throughout the following years shoes partied, a dinosaur travelled through time, oddly shaped football players went on adventures, a young wanderer became a knight, a comedian rose to godhood, Jedi fought an evil empire, a war between cyborg warlords and human-insect hybrids engulfed the world… The boy had learned how with only words on paper (and from times to time a few pictures) he was able to bring people, places, even entire worlds to life. By now that little boy has reached almost the third decade of his life and his love for telling stories has not ceased. And finally, long after he had planned to, he has decided to share these stories with the world. Whether you are a new or already familiar face: welcome to this little archive of mine! This is a place where I will, finally, actually be sharing my writing with others. It will feature pretty much anything I feel like sharing, both old and new stories, fan-fiction and original content, and probably some non-fiction added in at times. So, if you like reading, writing, stories (or me ^_~), drop by, drop a comment (I can’t promise I’ll get back to you quickly, since I’m horrible at that, but I’ll do my best) and, drop it like it’s hot. … Sorry… ^_^; In any case, I hope you’ll enjoy yourself and I look forward to seeing you around!

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Who? Just your average descendant of two sea-faring peoples, recently graduated anthropology Master and aspiring author with a life-long passion for writing.

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