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Chilly Hot Dog

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Writers’ Pantry #52 – “The pantry is now open for business. “Share your words old and new, fiction or non-fiction, poetry or prose.” (posted by Rommy) Click! Heat is coming on. One joyful dog’s … Continue reading

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The Wedding

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #320 “Branching Out” “The branch can hold many connotations in nature (tree branch), everyday (bank branch), personal (genealogy – family tree, reaching to achieve). So this week we ask that you make that stretch … Continue reading

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Defiant in Numbers

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #490 Words: failure, try, proud, craven, fraud, storm, hide, treason, branch, right, complicit, sedition Accused of trying to hide his failure, he remained proud even when indicted for treason and fraud. Others were arrested … Continue reading

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What We See

Written for: Sunday Muse #142 I present myself as whole. You never see the other side of me. http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/

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The Movies

Written for: Poets and Storytellers Weekly Scribblings #51 – Looking Back and Writing Forward (posted by Magaly) I chose Weekly Scribblings #9 – Contagion movie goer’s smiles sharing a tub of popcorn contagious laughter https://poetsandstorytellersunited.blogspot.com/

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When Our Fears Subside

When can we take our first baby steps in this upside-down world, empty streets. We may feel exposed with no mask to protect new tentative smiles, clarity of speech. Our hugs will surely bring forth tears of joy, lips will … Continue reading

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“a long silence”

Written for: The Twiglets #208 – “a long silence” If you confess love to someone and are met with a long silence, walk away. Just as monks may take a vow of silence, others take a vow of unending babble. … Continue reading

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clear air

Written for: Carpe Diem #1842 End Of Year “In classical Japan (following the Lunar calendar) there was a fifth season ”New Year”, and this season was from approximately 20 December ’til 20 January.” after New Year’s Eve life hasn’t changed … Continue reading

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Turning Corner

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 #319 – “It’s A Launch” “We’re heading in the right direction starting today. Some will say nothing has changed except the calendar year, but that’s a matter of attitude and perspective. Let’s take a positive step … Continue reading

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stooped flowers

Written for: Carpe Diem’s TANKA SPLENDOR 2020-1: VERNAL EQUINOX “Here at Tanka Splendor I hope to inspire you to create an all new Tanka inspired on a given Tanka. This week I have chosen a Tanka themed “New Beginnings” and … Continue reading

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