Gar Liver;

Alligator’s Tooth;

Four Dragonfly Tails;

Six Crawfish Heads;

Some Fire Ants For Spice;

And Two Black Widow Spiders–

This Will Take Care Of That Bitch,”

Genevieve hummed, stirring with a grin.

—33 words—

Trifextra: Week Eighty

Write a 33-word response that uses the word tooth.

Your response can use any definition of the word but cannot tell the story of someone losing a tooth.


Ocean Planet

The Earth seen from Apollo 17.

Commander Gia initiated the final stage landing thrusters on the Poseidon Module as the crew passed the last ring.

“Welcome back home…” the cool water of the ocean planet waved,

“… to Earth.”

—33 words: sci fi—

“Ocean Planet (also termed a waterworld) is a type of planet whose surface is completely covered with an ocean of water.” Wikipedia

Trifextra: Week Seventy-Seven

On now to this weekend’s Trifextra challenge.  This weekend we are giving you three words and asking for you to give us back another thirty of your own, making a grand total of thirty-three words. Your words to work with are:




Good luck!


The drones’ paradigm shifted from making honey to spy games then to war games with nanotechnology. No nerve agent or pesticide on the market was able to stop the killer bees. They adapted.


English: European honey bees (Apis mellifera) ...

English: European honey bees (Apis mellifera) on a honeycomb in the Wilhelma, Stuttgart, Germany. Deutsch: Westliche Honigbienen (Apis mellifera) auf Waben in der Wilhelma, Stuttgart, Deutschland. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


—33 words—


Uh-Oh, I think I may have started myself down a sci-fi series with killer bees with this weekend’s Trifextra entry. Sounds like fun!



Trifextra Week Sixty-One: Another Lab Explosion

The beaker exploded into a cloud of amber smoke launching glass shards. As they ran from the lab to safety Otto shouted, “I think you’ve bit off more than you can chew Doctor!”

—–33 words—–


A continuation of Dr. Lantha’s Experiment for Trifextra: Week Sixty-One

This weekend we’re asking for exactly 33 words including an idiom somewhere within.  Examples of idioms include – add fuel to the fire or wear your heart on your sleeve.  You can find more examples and a definition of idiom here.  Good luck!


Trifextra Week Sixty: Remember

This commemorative coin, marking 100 years sin...

This commemorative coin, marking 100 years since Texas declared independence from Mexico, includes the phrase “Remember the Alamo”. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)





Bullets rain from the sky

 ‘Independence,’ they cry

As blood watered the cacti


“Remember the Alamo!”






Rebels massacred

Last requests unanswered

Widows wept while a Lone Star soared


“Remember Goliad!”

—————-36 words—————-

Texas Independence Day is celebrate in March 2 as we Remember the Alamo and Remember the Goliad Massacre.


Trifextra: Week Sixty

This weekend, we are revisiting a prompt we’ve done before.  We are giving you three words and asking that you add another 33 to them to make a complete 36-word response.  You may use the words in any order you choose.

Our three words are:


Trifextra Week Fifty-Seven: Flying Flurries

I sat staring out at the flying flurries, wondering what I should write. Nothing came to mind. I choked down the weak, bitter hotel coffee as my mind wandered out in the snow.

———–33 words—————

For the weekend challenge we’re asking for exactly thirty-three words written in first person narrative. – See more at: