Opera, by Britta Benson

Here’s my response to Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Opera, word count 95. (https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2022/08/27/weekend-writing-prompt-274-opera/) Opera I’m still getting over the shock as I keep coming back for more to the only place in the known universe, made up entirely of bloodfeuds, doomed love and lovers in all shapes and flavours: twosomes, threesomes, all sorts ofContinue reading “Opera, by Britta Benson”

The creases of our lives, by Britta Benson

Here’s my response to Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt. This week, the word is ‘Vernacular’ with a word count of 90. As a linguist, I am of course delighted by the word choice… Yay! Here’s the link to the prompt post: https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2022/06/11/weekend-writing-prompt-263-vernacular/ The creases of our lives When it comes to the core, love, joy,Continue reading “The creases of our lives, by Britta Benson”

Heard, by Britta Benson

I wrote this poem today, in response to Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt Number 261, ‘Outcry’ in 65 words. Here’s the link to the prompt post: https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2022/05/28/weekend-writing-prompt-261-outcry/ Heard The loudest outcry hardly ever breaks a wall of tense, communal silence, such a sacred shrine of misconception. This contagious swell, this ancient greed of sound cancelsContinue reading “Heard, by Britta Benson”

Purportless questioning of the imposter’s soul, by Britta Benson

For a few weeks in a row now, I have used Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompts. I enjoy the challenge tremendously. I guess, as someone who regularly thinks up prompts for other people for my writing group, The Procrastinators, it feels really nice to be prompted by somebody else for a change. This week, theContinue reading “Purportless questioning of the imposter’s soul, by Britta Benson”

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