Riding the Waterfall

Those who've been following this blog for a while might have read this already on commaful at https://commaful.com/play/cathycade/mirlings-in-winter/. Or perhaps in my collection Witch Way, and other ambiguous stories (available from Amazon). But for more recent followers who've been reading the mirlings saga, here's a verse I wrote earlier. Skimming down the waterfall, bouncing off … Continue reading Riding the Waterfall

The Humpty Verdict: a cautionary tale

A Diversion. All the king’s horses and all the king’s men cleared up the pieces and got out their pens. It shouldn’t have happened. Somebody’s to blame. An official took down every witnesses’ name.   An enquiry was opened. They put out the word that they meant to investigate what had occurred. Were there warning … Continue reading The Humpty Verdict: a cautionary tale

My Default Mode

Time has run away with me this week – as it does – and my intended posting day passed unnoticed in a welter of painting and re-carpeting. Having nothing prepared, I'm falling back on yet another poem, originally penned for the "12 poems in 12 months" challenge from Writers Write website at https://deadlinesforwriters.com/ . The … Continue reading My Default Mode