Saturday, May 27, 2017


For the Toads

 “I can spot a commandment breaker a mile away”- Dogma
"We all go a little mad sometimes” - Psycho

~~ of angels and monsters ~~

the writer's wife

involved in yet another sordid affair 
edits herself from family .. from life
splinters the plot .. erases the pages. 

no need to finish the book
we know how it ends


  1. Some ends are just an empty page.

  2. There are books that tell their tales in the first few terrible paragraphs. No need to waste our time reading on... there are other tales (better tales) to read.

  3. "no need to finish his book"... no surprises left - so sad... Really cool way to tell this story

  4. Sometimes the sad endings are just so obviously inevitable that we can't be blamed for not wanting to dwell on the small agonies that lead to them.

  5. I may be odd but I was looking at this from the view of the wife..."edits herself from family". Sometimes the victims aren't who they seem to be.

    Love ya,

    Jane x

  6. This is such a cool take on the prompt!!

  7. Indeed!! Fabulous write. I "lost" my blogs' reading list for months & found it today!!! xo

  8. That is a true ending indeed. Hope all is well with you these days Helen. I love your new picture!! :-)

  9. Dearest Helen,
    Yes, there will be always Angels and Monsters on this earth. Let's hope we can steer clear of any encounter with a monster...
    Sending you hugs,

  10. You're really something, my little friend. Your words really paint a picture and leave a lot for us to think about. Thanks for popping in to see me.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)