My Poem “Cervantes’ Straw” is online at YourDailyPoem.com – September 14, 2020

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Once again, I’m pleased to announce that my poem Cervantes’ Straw is now online at YourDailyPoem.com .

Weekly Photo Challenge: Gone, But Never Forgotten

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This week’s photo challenge from The Daily Post is: Gone, But Never Forgotten. You can’t see my father in his wheelchair here. We took this shot obviously from behind. My father had Alzheimer’s and was being cared for in an … Continue reading

Out on a Limb: Friday Afflictioneers

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Who could love a gnarly tree? If you did – would it be called treeson? Would you go out on a limb for a gnarly tree? Important questions to ponder. We think we have some answers…

Empty (I’m Not in the Picture): Five Sentence Fiction

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Some of us are not aware of our surroundings – until there are no more surroundings…

This Was a No Dream, Becky Friday Fictioneers

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With ten uncles and aunts, I was part of a large Jewish family. Fortunately, I grew up in New York City; they, for the most part, lived in a small coal mining town in Pennsylvania. An unlikely place for a … Continue reading

To You, My Love, To You: Five Sentence Fiction

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Lillie Mcferrin posts a “Five Sentence Fiction” prompt. This week it is: TIME                     To You, My Love, To You Midnight is a long way off, and I’m still not sure … Continue reading

Voting is Really About My Father

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                                The first time I voted was 1968. I had just started college, the Vietnam War loomed large, flower power was blossoming, and the world … Continue reading

Watson and Crick Go DNA: Picture it and Write

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Picture It and Write from ermiliablog@wordpress Write a paragraph of fiction or a poem to accompany the image. The picture prompt for this week is below:                 Watson and Crick Go DNA What … Continue reading

McGovern

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                MCGOVERN George died today. He was proper. He stood for something. He was passionate; he was compassionate. He was right; he was courageous. He was human. God rest his soul. May his … Continue reading

Way Too Slick: Friday Fictioneers

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Friday Fictioneers – Madison Woods posts a pic to write a 100 word story about. For Info, click here. This week it’s:                             Way Too Slick After … Continue reading

It Can’t Be That Time… Julia’s Place 100WCGU

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What is 100WCGU? Each week there is a prompt: a few connected words, a selection of individual words or a picture. The prompt is (click here to visit this week’s post): … it can’t be that time … As usual … Continue reading

A Bed Time Story Except It’s Three O’clock in the Morning: Another “My Son, the Snake and Me” Tale

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I hope you will find this a fun lazy Sunday reading…. My son owns a ball python, and although he lives away at college, he brings the snake home with him when he’s on break from school. This is the … Continue reading

N’awlins Is One Hell of a Place: Picture It and Write

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Picture it and Write from ermiliablog@wordpress Write a paragraph of fiction to accompany the image. Or, it can be a poem Anyone who wants to join in is welcome. the picture prompt for this week is below:       … Continue reading

Hi, My Friend, It’s Good to See You Here Again: Five Sentence Fiction

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Lillie Mcferrin posts a “five sentence fiction” prompt. This week it is: Memories Below is the picture she has posted on her site:                     Hi, My Friend, It’s Good to See … Continue reading

Gambino: The Stage Struck English Teacher’s Illness

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Everyone has a school teacher they’ll never forget. Mine was an 8th grade English lit teacher by the name of Mr. Gambino. He was a frustrated English teacher and failed Shakespearean actor. If you who missed the previous installments, please … Continue reading

Your Big Baby Father Slipped This In! — Julia’s Place 100WCGU

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  From Julia’s Place: What is 100WCGU?       This week’s prompt is: (see this week’s prompt site by clicking here) *evil cackling heard from behind* Julia writes: …something a little different… Well it’s my son’s 36th birthday this … Continue reading

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The Round of Seven – Julia’s Place 100WCGU “… would seven prove to be too much? …..”

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From Julia’s Place: What is 100WCGU? Each week there is a prompt: a few connected words, a selection of individual words or a picture. You have a limited number of words to write a creative piece. This week’s prompt is: … Continue reading

Who Was That Masked Man? : Julia’s Place 100WCGU “…together the flames…”

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From Julia’s Place: What is 100WCGU?     Each week there is a prompt: a few connected words, a selection of individual words or a picture. You have a limited number of words to write a creative piece.   This … Continue reading

Cross the Line or Else: Julia’s Place 100WCGU

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From Julia’s Place: What is 100WCGU? Each week there is a prompt: a few connected words, a selection of individual words or a picture. You have a limited number of words to write a creative piece. This week’s prompt is: … Continue reading

Dear Hanging Shoes: kbnelson’s Poetry Prompt

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kbnelson’s Poetry Prompt…  Monday, July 16, 2012    Reason 2 Rhyme – “Letter to the Landscape” This week’s prompt is: Write a letter to a landscape or scene you pass through today (or often). For example, “Dear Williamsburg Bridge,…” Dear … Continue reading

This Day in History – Reason2Rhyme Poetry Prompt

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The following is reprinted from an email to me today from Ms. Karen Nelson: “This Day in History” Featured Poet – Randy Mazie Congratulations to Randy Mazie!  He was the drawing winner this week for the “This Day in History” poetry … Continue reading

Well, It’s Almost Friday and It Was Fiction

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I posted my Friday Fictioneer on Thursday. Oops. With the July 4th Holiday coming in the middle of the week, I woke up this  morning thinking it was Friday and I kept looking for the prompt that wasn’t there. On … Continue reading

When He was Born… (kbnelson’s Poetry Prompt Reason 2 Rhyme – “This Day In History…”)

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Monday, July 2, 2012 Poetry Prompt… from kbnelson’s Reason 2 Rhyme – “This Day In History…” Select one particular day in history (the world’s or your personal experience) and write a poem contrasting the same day in the present. When … Continue reading

One of my favorite poets is e e cummings

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One of my favorite poets is e e cummings He has influenced much of my writing. And “in Just-” is one of my favorites. And while I know it’s summer – a little late to be posting this poem – … Continue reading

Bed Mates

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You know – you’ve had them in bed with you. Those little bundles of joy when sleeping, who drove you crazy all day running and crying and fighting and whining… and now they’re little angels, rug-rats in bed dreaming away … Continue reading

A Mother’s Love

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a parent’s deep concern, a worrying, an ingrained fear; a mother’s breath, held back, waiting… random awakenings, listening, checking, straining to hear that cough, that fever to break. Your mother, your mother’s day, your loves? Mother’s Din With the last … Continue reading