A wealthy, powerful man is in the throes of insomnia that has lasted for weeks. He visits an uncle's country estate where he goes for a relaxing walk to a meadow. There he finds a two-hundred-year-old grave and marker. He also discovers an overwhelming urge to sleep.
This exercise is part of a series of prompts made to help get your creative juices flowing, and push you out of your comfort zone. This exercise focuses on creating a 26-word alphabet poem.
After becoming clinically depressed is about how one has problems with friendships when depressed. Hoping questions remain silent as he carves visual etchings into wood yodeling with enthusiasm. He doesn't want to talk. This is an Alphabet poem written as an exercise in poetry.
Your fantasy protagonist will trip and stumble without a mentor. But how you portray the mentor role can make your story go from yawn to unique.
The Coyote and the Rabbit is a South American folktale from my children's book, The FairyTale Alphabet Book, Fairytales and Folktales from Around the World. It is a humorous story of how a rabbit tricks a coyote and keeps him from catching the rabbit.
We all grew up reading the fairy tales. We all at least for once got carried away with it and started living in our dreamland . But as we grew up and faced the real world, we wished those stories were a bit realistic. But yes, without them our childhood wouldn't have been that amazing for sure.
Alone in old folks home is about a person waking up in a nursing home with no resemblance to his home. Wondering why God left him here with nothing to do but sit and stew waiting on visitors who plan their exit before arriving. He wishes someone would come take him away.
This is a review of a poem called 'Lost Soul', a very dark poem with a gothic style.
Looking for clean jokes, appropriate for just about any setting or audience? Here's a collection of more than 100 jokes to chose from.