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 .

For Continuous Relief on the Oxycontin Line: The Sunday Whirl – Wordle

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Inspired by the recent article in the New Yorker Magazine, the on-going heartbreak of addiction and lack of action by our elected officials to stop the onslaught….

When The Kids Move Out: Limerick Off Monday

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Ever wonder what life will be like when the kids move out? Don’t be fooled by that illusion. When it is said that something’s too good to be true, well, you know the truth, it’s too good to be true…

FTM: A Transgender Sonnet… The Sunday Whirl “Wordle”

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A difficult subject; a plethora of emotions and thoughts and opinions. Gender and sexuality and love and what is right and what is true is very messy… and requires time, patience, understanding, and a hope and faith in doing the … Continue reading

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

Mud, Old Shoes, and Toilet Paper: To Whimsy Mimsy

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Whimsy Mimsy posted this challenge: Write a poem, sensual or romantic, and include the words (or ideas based on them) mud, old shoes, and toilet paper.                             … Continue reading

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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

A Manic Clash: Sunday Whirl “wordle”

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The Sunday Whirl blog invites writers to write a poem or short prose using some or all of the “wordle’s” 12 word.   This week’s words are:                           … Continue reading

Of Girls and Hair: The Other Great Depression —— 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 Android Family Enjoy Their Friday Dinner: Friday Fictioneers

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Friday Fictioneers – Rochelle Wisoff-Fields posts a pic to write a 100 word story about.

A Bewitched Silence: 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: … the silence was deafening …

George and Gracie Practice for Gracie’s Sports Medicine Class: 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.

His Spirit: Life Slices

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Life Slices explores living moments. Exposing the best and the worst in everyday experiences, Life Slices shows how life affects each of us in significant ways.

John and Karen Hawk the Fair: Friday Fictioneers

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Friday Fictioneers – Rochelle Wisoff-Fields posts a pic to write a 100 word story about. This week it’s:                         John and Karen Hawk the Fair Karen. This is smart. … Continue reading

It Is Not My Fault That There Are 282 Words In This Story! (Somebody else threw in those extra 182 words. I swear it is not my fault) 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: … It Is Not My Fault … As usual you have 100 words to add to … 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

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

Life Slices: Eighty-Six is Enough

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Life Slices will explore living moments. Expressing and exposing the best and the worst of life, as well as those everyday but taken-for-granted experiences, Life Slices will feature situations that affect each of us in some important way.   Inspired … 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

Lying Here Dying at the Sky: Reason2Rhyme Poetry Prompt – “Here’s Your Sign”

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kbnelson’s Reason2Rhyme Poetry Prompt: “Here’s Your Sign” Transcribe the text of a sign that you encounter. Write maintaining the tone of the sign. I used her sign picture                     Lying Here … Continue reading

Being Clear is Essential, Ha! — 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 100 words in order to write a creative piece. This week’s prompt is: (see … 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

The Bridges of Men – 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

Damn It: It’s Probably the Chili Peppers

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You know this couple. You’ve been there. Up in the middle of the night: Weird dreams, weird conversations, weird food affects. Damn It: It’s Probably the Chili Peppers “I’ve seen her before….” “Honey, it’s late. You’ve been dreaming” “Mary, I’ve … 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

Grandpa, Grandma, and Murray’s Championship Balls: 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: (see … 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