Monthly Archives: December 2021

haibun for December’s end

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe Haibun Wednesday Two people in my life have died in December. My aunt was in the midst of gift shopping. My friend had a rare form of cancer. I always found this season to … Continue reading

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Are Sins Forgiven in Youth?

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt Use the words “my sin beyond” in a piece of writing (posted by Devereaux and Beth) My sins are beyond belief. Grief I have suffered. Grief I have caused. My … Continue reading

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“cool blue”

Written for: The Twiglets #259 – cool blue sea scent candle burns a cool blue, carries ocean to my senses Novelty of Blue Man Group was cool for a time. she blues the river mirroring weeping willow with trickling tears … Continue reading

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A Pigeon’s Decision

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #366 Many Happy Returns “The day after Christmas has always been the day folks rush back to return gifts. Things get to return to “normal.” Some people return home from visiting relatives for the … Continue reading

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Fire and Ice

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #533 Words: signal, plaid, club, drive, fire, lone, joke, ice, fly, join, life, merry They were Fire and Ice– no joke. You’d wonder why they didn’t drive each other crazy. Friends wondered how this … Continue reading

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Life Underneath

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Use ‘beneath the evergreen’ in any form of writing.” Sprites sprouted on pine needles beneath the evergreen https://godoggocafe.com/

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“a snip of smoke”

Written for: The Twiglets #258 – “a snip of smoke” Headline belied wide scope of tragedy by reading, A Snip of Smoke. Silver snips of smoke curled like a spiral of ribbon. poised with scissors smoky haze fading to light … Continue reading

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Goodbye Broken Brick Road

Written for: Friday Writings #7: Dear 2021 . . . (posted by Magaly) “What’s the weather doing around your bit of the world?” “Today’s optional prompt has little to do with weird weather. Since this is going to be our … Continue reading

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First Ornament

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #315 “Do You See What I See?” “Pick an item associated with Christmas and write a poem from that item’s point of view.” You fellas, so shiny– bright globes of Christmas color. May you … Continue reading

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I’ll Pass For Now

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #532 I will pass for now. Making rash decisions is how I usually flow, a sign of immaturity. No more chasing into the fray for me. I plan to linger for a spell, not … Continue reading

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