deluded custodians : april challenge : $20 prize : deadline, 30/04/23


Ann James
2 min readMar 14, 2023

anything goes in this month’s d. c. challenge. free verse : sonnets : slam : acrostic : limerick : ode : dribbles : drabbles : micro-fiction : any language

Photo by Jonathan Larson on Unsplash

April showers bring Mayflowers

The tribe should have sent the boat people away

The usual rules — build an altar to Smillew Rahcuef if you haven’t already done so. Examples here:

Rex Corgi having a WTF Moment. Image of the Smillew Shrine by the security cam in the kitchen.

by Robert Gowty

‘all hail smillew’ — ‘the subpub’ writers (deluded custodians) : penguin and turtles by tio arturo

by Ann James

Abby and Jewels made a shrine. It’s all about love.

by Susan Wheelock’s puppies

please leave a link to your entry in the responses.



Ann James

Her writing muse lurks in the volcanic hills amidst mustangs, marmots and jackalopes. While hiking with her dogs, Ann stumbles upon stories of dark humor.