Another Animas story! This brief tale has one character from 'Concerning Sal', but it isn't really necessary to read that one first. Got a suggestion for a story in this world? Comment! A most curious incident, reported to us by reliable witnesses, occurred this past Saturday in Lacy Square. Two gentlemen (Mr. Hraefn and Mr. … Continue reading (Animas) An Incident at Lacy Square – June 30th, 1082 CR, Deighton Cryer
"Stop speaking Chinese." Kids proceed to speak Chinese, Cry when parents called. I made a mistake with a certain class of students. I began teaching them in a happy, funny way, as that is my natural inclination. They have interpreted this as, "We can do whatever we want without consequences." There were tears. I do … Continue reading ESL Haiku #2
What treasures to find! Artifacts of bygone times. Your car keys too, probs. You think you left them on the nightstand. You were wrong. They are here. Probably Jimmy Hoffa's body too. I have been charged by my mother to find a fabric market (such as the giant one in Seoul she refers to as … Continue reading Taipei Haiku #52
Sorry for this. I watched the first episode of The Terror last night on my brother's instructions and I was hyped up. Of course, I loved the book by Dan Simmons, having been obsessed with the Franklin Expedition since I was a wee nine-year old. There will be no The Terror spoilers in here, because … Continue reading 50-word Short Stories: Franklin Expedition Edition!
Beware Guard Kitty. Shoplifters will be tripped down, Forced to give scritches. I pass by this pet supply store every night on the way home. I will never go in because I am way too intimidated. I'm sorry, Guard Kitty. I once took more than my fair share of cookies. I'm sorry. If you liked … Continue reading Taipei Haiku #51
Watch out for Irene. She's a real ball-crusher On the tennis court. Bonus haiku! Why is it a Seoul haiku? My friend took this photo of interest in advertising there, that's why. If you liked the haiku, or would like to request one on a specific topic, please consider sharing the blog, or making a … Continue reading Seoul Haiku #45
His human nearby, Shade bountiful behind him, He'll lounge in hot sun. I don't understand the mind of Dog. You can't see them in this photo, but there was plenty of shady, leafy trees nearby. As was this dog's human, who had the good sense to take advantage of said trees. I myself was boiling, … Continue reading Taipei Haiku #50