A-Z Writing Challenge #6 “Aesop had some hidden tales…”

The A-Z Writing Prompt Challenge I recreated a writing challenge I found on a fellow blog mates Post. I modified the Challenge. The First Challenge was ‘A’ to ‘Z’ Writing Prompt Challenge #1 – ‘A dark and stormy night…’ A new phrase will appear every Monday with a new #. With the new weekly phrase write a [Story, Poem, Essay, Flash Fiction, etc…] using the prompt as the beginning of the first sentence and each following sentence is to begin with the next letter of the alphabet.’B’ and ‘C’ and so on. I hope you will find this a fun Challenge and a Good Time Playing with the alphabet and awakening the creative in all of us.

'a' to 'z' writing prompt poster #6

‘A’ to ‘Z’ Writing Prompt Challenge #6: “Aesop had some hidden tales…”



A new Writing Prompt will appear on Mondays on ‘the secret keeper’ & posted in your email early Monday @2:05am EDT East Coast USA. The Challenge will close Late Sunday Afternoon @5pm NYC Time. Then the next Challenge will be Posted at  above time.

THE LIST OF THE CHALLENGES for ‘A’ to ‘Z’ I have written & the CHOICE WRITER OF THE WEEK [when there is one] will be on the designated pages under WRITING CHALLENGE.

CHALLENGE #1: The first of The ‘A’ to ‘Z’ Writing Prompt Challenge #1 – ‘A dark and stormy night…’ and all others will be Posted on ‘the secret keeper’ Available on Mondays @2:05am EDT East Coast NYC USA Time.


“Universal Illumination”


The first words measured the time
The last words came with the rhyme
In between the words passing quickly
Circled the words of love
Fearing to be spoken
Scared they will be understood

No walking but forward
Further into your life
Walls faltering
Threatening to crash in
Just keep pushing toward the Light

The Light that brightens the Sun
Not the voice calling out
Notifying the end is done
Hold in your thoughts instead remembering
Near is as far as you want it to Be

© jk – just now 2015

#11 universal kaleidoscope (c) jkm 2015

#11 universal kaleidoscope (c) jkm 2015

Remembrance: Marcel Proust – Part 3

Remembrance: Marcel Proust

Moments from
“Remembrance of Things Past”


Part 3

“We don’t receive wisdom;
we must discover it for ourselves
after a journey
that no one can take for us
or spare us.” ― Marcel Proust

“Let us leave pretty women
to men with no imagination.”
― Marcel Proust
The Captive & The Fugitive

“It comes so soon,
the moment when there is nothing
left to wait for.”
― Marcel Proust

“If a little dreaming is dangerous,
the cure for it is not to dream less,
but to dream more,
to dream all the time.”
― Marcel Proust

“The true paradises
are the paradises
that we have lost.”
― Marcel Proust

Marcel_Proust_(Père_Lachaise) side by side hotel - grave

Dragons Are Really Dragons!

Dragons Are Really Dragons


A big smile and thank you to Ben Naga for this beautiful Dragon-related award. I would be giving this to him, if it were the other way around. Time tripped his way first.

I have to admit or release five facts about myself. Thinking of five relevant facts. What shall I choose, once I think of at least one it should help to begin the reveal. With some moments to think I hopefully will come up with something humorous while still relevant or maybe some thoughts or facts with a more serious content. We shall see what appears in the five spaces just below:

1. When I am stoned I love to expand on my thinking through talk, writing, listening to music, painting & watching a film, all at the same moment in time. Multitasking is wild & trippy.

2. I am Bipolar & do not call it a Disorder but a Gift. It has those moments that SUCK, also.

3. I started psychotherapy when I was a teenager & I forgot to stop; Hell, I need it. Not going to stop, EVER.

4. I started out living with Christians. I’ve since expanded the dimensions & believe in the Spiritual & Humanism. I am an Existentialist. Believe All Is Possible, even the Impossible, which is even more possible than the possible. I meditate frequently every day. Way too much Pressure builds up.

5. I am a lucid dreamer hunting for something or someone, but just haven’t figured it out yet. No guns involved, just searching.

I am also required to nominate between five and ten fellow writers. I have chosen five creators in the arts. It does say writers but I want to expand my list to include one photographer who happens to be a writer, also. So many ways to express the Arts. So, in no preferential order, my picks for the Dragon’s Loyalty Award:

1. John Orzehowski
2. Vampire Maman
3. The Writer Next Door
4. Elusive Trope
5. Who Is Bert


“True Story”

True Story Official Trailer #1 (2015) – James Franco, Jonah Hill Movie HD

A drama centered around the relationship between journalist Michael Finkel and Christian Longo, an FBI Most Wanted List murderer who for years lived outside the U.S. under Finkel’s name.

“When disgraced New York Times reporter Michael Finkel (Jonah Hill) meets accused killer Christian Longo (James Franco) – who has taken on Finkel’s identity – his investigation morphs into an unforgettable game of cat-and-mouse. Based on actual events, Finkel’s relentless pursuit of Longo’s true story encompasses murder, love, deceit and redemption.” (C) Fox

Rating: R (for language and some disturbing material)
Genre: Drama
Directed By: Rupert Goold
Written By: Michael Finkel, Rupert Goold, David Kajganich
In Theaters: Apr 17, 2015 Limited
Runtime: 1h 40m
20th Century Fox

“The Alchemist’s Letter”

“The Alchemist’s Letter” – Carlos Stevens

A visually rich, darkly inventive fairy tale directed by former Student Academy Award® finalist Carlos Andre Stevens. Starring 2-time Academy Award® nominee John Hurt (V for Vendetta, Alien, Hellboy, The Elephant Man, Midnight Express) and up-and-coming star Eloise Webb (Cinderella, The Iron Lady).


July 23rd 2015