Category Archives: Point of View

Yet (Another) Year in Seattle -Week 27 – Use of Force

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Yet (Another) Year in Seattle -Week 26 – Lessons in Perception

Sunday June 20, 2066 – Mitchell Just when you think you have a handle on everything, life tends to throw you a curve-ball. I’ll take this one as a decent sign and pretend I had a handle on everything but … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction – a Matter of Opinion

It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost a year since I started entering flash fiction competitions but I’ve learned a lot in that year: the most important lesson I think is to trust your instincts and don’t get too … Continue reading

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Poetry: Part 2 Interrelationships

As stated in the overview, emotion, rhythm and meaning are building blocks of poetry.  In Part 1 we discussed them in relationship to words, now it’s time to think about their relationship to each other. One of the best examples … Continue reading

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Flash Friday Vol.2 -1 Adventures in Judging

FlashFriday just celebrated its anniversary last week, and this week marks the start of a new year and a new judging cycle… only this quarter: I’m a judge. Friday arrived and I did what I do every Friday since I … Continue reading

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Poetry: Part 1 Words and meaning

I’ve talked about the rhythm we can create with words and the emotion we can convey with them.  What I’d like to do now is talk about meaning. The values we assign to words depend on our experiences, or point … Continue reading

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Things I used to like

I used to like yard sales, a lot. I loved going through things and finding lost treasures; getting a good deal.  And then I grew older, and more to the point I joined the Reserves (not the Military Reserves, but … Continue reading

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