Author Archives: Jodi MacArthur

About Jodi MacArthur

I write omnivorous fiction.

Blame Shifting (Wednesday Romance Challenge)

drink of my wine, my love and I shall drink of yours if the sun does not set if the moon does not rise they can blame us the day the sun stood still this ‘romance’ is not Keats inspired, … Continue reading

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Stolen (double haiku, following Shakira’s Survivor contribution)

Your thoughts are my treasures Locked within photographs Your life, the key, lost Dearest Aunt Stolen, snatched, held ransomed by time Come back (The first is for my grandmother, the second for my aunt. Both were stolen by ovarian cancer … Continue reading

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Burning Down The House (7 lines / 7 syllables)

I dreamt of him last night, dark hair and bedroom eyes. Heat so hot, smoke wafted through the windows. The neighbors thought the house had caught fire. And hadn’t it? We doused ourselves in the shower, but it just fanned … Continue reading

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UDPS Flash Haiku Summer

Fretting about red The scent, taste, feel as it glides down With careless abandon Here with me. You are. Skin melts into rhythm. Dark. I don’t exist (Double flash haiku)

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Full Moon Flash Haiku (Jodi)

Rising in darkness The full moon opens it mouth And swallows the sky

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Scarecrow

they will rise in seas Of cornstalks and bones. life is in the blood and blood is in the straw. rebels watching you from poles.

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Fib Cleav(age) Flash Challenge: Vampire. Seduction. Our fate.

Vampire a wraiths shadow awaits me our matrimony in Salem’s tomb. Death becomes life. Seduction dark kiss seals our fate among the stars. Embrace, breathe, sup, our hungry sighs devoured. Our fate a………………………………………………………………….dark wraiths………………………………………………………..kiss shadow………………………………………………………..seals our awaits me………………………………………………….…fate among our … Continue reading

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Horror Haiku Challenge

Flavor of your heart Bleeding cherries on my spoon A delicacy

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Monster Prompt

“With an anxiety that almost amounted to agony, I collected the instruments of life around me, that I might infuse a spark of being into the lifeless thing that lay at my feet.” –Mary Shelly Frankenstein Alchemy of romance Sewn … Continue reading

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Skydive

Give the reaper / a kiss to remember / gravity free fall

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