Monday, August 31, 2009

WOOF Top Picks - August 28, 2009

WOOF Contest – Top Picks

Fiction / Short Story

Zorlone – “The Night Duty - A night like any other night at the Emergency Room, but not for Madelin. She is an extraordinary nurse with a generous heart.


Jennifer M Scott – “A Night with Jupiter” - Another surreal poem on life.

Dragon Blogger – “Vagabond Murder - A dark night where a homeless person's life is taken.

Roy – “This Too Will Pass - A short poem about holding on...

Brought to you by PlotDog Press with the Serial Suspense Screenplay "Intervention"

(WOOF participants should re-post all the links above by next Monday. The following links may be excluded as long as you include all the above links.)

Presenting the finest of the writer’s blogs by the bloggers who write them. Highlighting the top posts as chosen by the August 28, 2009 WOOF Contest participants. Want in to join the next WOOF? The next contest ends September 4. Submit a link to your best writing post of the last 3 weeks using the form on this page. Participants, repost the winning link list within a week and you’re all set.

Other WOOF Contestants for 08/28/09

Fiction / Short Story

Roy – “So close... - About a son's search for his mother...


Zorlone – “The rat was a goner - Finally, a clean house! Find out how a pest was rid of by a determined boy.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

I cried again...

I cried again... how long has it been since the last teardrop fell
for what reason they surfaced now, I can't fathom

I cried again... and I'm so ashamed of myself
sure I miss my wife, but this is crazy!

I cried again... I really hope nobody sees me
as tears started to race down my cheeks

I cried again... now, when will this stop?
surely, this is not how I want to spend my life

I cried again... only to laugh after a while
cause the reason for my tears, I realized at last!

I was slicing onions, cause I'm cooking dinner tonight

August 27, 2009
10:03 PM
Angeles City

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

For pete's sake! Get yourself eyeglasses!

"I've told you before, you need to get eyeglasses! Your sight can't be trusted anymore!" exclaimed Wanda.

"Naah! It's just a waste of good money, my eyes are fine," replied George to his nagging wife.

"Fine?! You call kissing the dog and putting me on a leash fine?! Your eyes really has a big problem I tell you!" Wanda continued nagging.

"Okay, tell me then, How You Can Start Spending Smart with a lousy eyeglass. Tell me"

"Well," replied his wife, "there's this $ 8 Rx eyeglasses I've seen on the web from Zenni Optical."

"Zenni Optical?"

"Yes, and they're so fashionable even! Here are My favorite high fashion eyeglasses from the site. I even printed them so you can choose the design."

(Showed him the pictures)

"Hmm... they're not bad looking"

"So... you're going to get a pair of eyeglasses now?"

"Sure... but you have to admit... the leash looks good on you," (chuckles)

"Oh! cut that out!"

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

It has to get worse!

As if what's happening isn't bad enough, it has to get worse!

Angel is sick again. She has fever and I haven't got a clue why!

She wasn't rained on. No reason for her to catch fever! What could have caused it this time?! Now, she has to be absent again from school.

Of course, I would take care of her. I just hope the one day rest would do her good. Angel doesn't want being absent from school.

... and I thought that was for the day... but I was wrong, DEAD WRONG!

While waiting for her to wake up, I was doing a task from Blogvertise, and I was very much delighted because it couldn't come at a more appropriate time.

Guess what happened?

After writing the post, as I was about to submit my article, instead of clicking on the "Accept" button, I clicked on the "Decline" button!

Imagine that?!

and I was fully awake and alert at that!

I just threw a good $10 out the window!

... and it really has to get worse!

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

When friends judge friends

Friendship is a rare commodity for me. Not because there aren’t enough friendly people, but because I really find it hard to open up… and be one.

That is why when I called someone a friend, I mean it.

I have an idealistic view of friendship, which I believe isn’t really healthy for me. I am deeply affected whenever there’s a rift in the relationship.

It hurts most when friends judge you.

Not for what you did or did not do, but for what they PERCIEVED you did.

You think that as a friend they would come to you upfront and get it straight from you.

I knew I would do that. Friendship is at stake… friendship that I value so much.

But they have no idea of what you went out to do for them. They didn't know... they don't have to.

Friends don't keep score.

Maybe we really have different views, perspective and approach when it comes to friendship and being a friend.

Like I said, I have a very idealistic view when it comes to friendship… and I value it so much.

I don’t betray friends…

Not even if my life depends on it.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

the wooden cane

a piece of wood... lifeless
but strong and useful

to the young mind... it disciplines
to the aged... it gives strength
to the sightless... it guides

the wooden cane...
lifeless... yet, it cares

September 12, 1989
10:58 AM
Angeles City

*a poem a wrote when after a visit at the church, I met an old couple on my way out... the woman was holding on to his husband, while the man was holding on to his walking stick as he guides his wife...