Daily Writing Part 131

Random word of the day: Fleet

This was a fairly last-minute work. I took the word from the random word generator not that long before my scheduled posting time and even then pondered on how to proceed. A limerick? Probably at least an each-letter-of-the-word-is-the-first-letter-of-each-line poem… And then, as I was just throwing out lines coming to mind, trying to find something that could work, the first line of what became today’s poem, simply stuck and I started writing it down. It took a bit of chiseling and polishing here and there, but I enjoy the final result: reminiscent of classic horror, with some elements of the supernatural and a pinch of mystery. Adding to that the absent context, allowing the few words and descriptions that are there to set the tone and mood and giving the reader an opportunity to fill things in themselves, also reminded me of another poem, one I wrote last year. To conclude, as back then: there you have it! ^_^


Their Last Flight
Floating through the midnight air
Coursed a sight quite strange and rare
Eerie tattered vessels carried
Every soul that once lied buried
Taking them from rest to dark despair

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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.

What? Uhm, human. I think... Also a bit crazy, but in a good way. I think...

Where? A land under the sea, far, far away. Occasionally with my head in the clouds.

Why? Trying to get both my work and my love for writing out there, sharing them with others and getting in touch with fellow writers, artists and other like-minded people.

Hi! ^_^

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