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

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

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 …

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

Dorothy Parker Quotes

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Dorothy Parker From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Dorothy Parker (August 22, 1893 – June 7, 1967) was an American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist, best known for her wit, wisecracks, and eye for 20th century urban foibles. … … Continue reading

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And Winter Will Bring? 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): … and winter will bring … As usual you … 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

The Dreaming Place: Five Sentence Fiction

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Lillie Mcferrin posts a “five sentence fiction” prompt. This week it is: Flawed Below is the picture she has posted on her site:                             The Dreaming Place … 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

Claustrophobia: 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:                             Claustrophobia I won’t go down … 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

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

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

The Sorcerer’s Apprentices: Friday Fictioneers, Part 2

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Each week Friday Fictioneers – Madison Woods posts a pic that begs to have a 100 word story written about it. Visit Madison Woods’ site if you’d like to see and/or learn more.   I couldn’t resist this second turn … 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

Friday Fictioneer: Lucy and Ricky Take a Vacation

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Friday Fictioneers – Madison Woods posts a picture that begs to have a 100 word story written about it. I’ve posted mine below.Visit Madison Woods’ site if you’d like to see and/or learn more. “Outside Pecos” Photo by Amanda Gray … 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