Monthly Archives: December 2014

Only You Can Stop Bullying

Originally posted on AmyReeseWrites:
We had a terrible tragedy happen this past month in my community. A former student at my son’s school took his life because of cyberbullying. His name was Ronin Shimizu, and he was twelve years old. He was the…

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Haibun Thinking – December 23rd 2014

Image: Vincent Van Gogh – Starry Night It was that moment when I was standing on the edge that I began to think about the universe and my place in it. I reflected for some time before arriving at the … Continue reading

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Lighthouse in a Bottle – Photo Prompt #41 – December 30, 2014 – Jagged Memories.

Image: Byron Bay Lighthouse Laurie Smith Jagged memories are what I have My life a series of non-events. Holidays spent on sublime coastlines Beaches with beckoning vistas Seductive moments when eyes met eyes The possibility of the impossible. When far … Continue reading

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Scribe’s Cave Picture Prompt #53 – Clomper

Image: c.1925 boy rolling in invalid cart I remember waking up and realising my legs were swathed in bandages. I had been told before the operation to expect my legs to be wrapped up as they were. I was born … Continue reading

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Mondays Finish the Story – December 29th, 2014

Finish the story begins with: “The house of Don Francisco sat in a remote part of the desert.” It was a place that when you saw it you knew where his allegiances lay. The fortifications stood out as a long … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups – Week#161 – Christmas Night

This week’s task is: remember a good time, experience, meeting or event and share it with us in 100 words. Christmas night arrived at my place along with my six children and their families. What was remarkable about this was … Continue reading

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Wordle # 41 – December 29, 2014 – The Fizz

This weeks words: Conceit Android Illeist (A person who refers to themselves in the 3rdperson) Fizzle Zinc Mischief Brick Strangle Intersection Ghetto Ridicule Draftsack (a bag of garbage, figuratively a big belly) You could never say that the man we … Continue reading

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Summer Camp – Writing Prompt # 87 December 28, 2014

The camp director sat back High above the camping ground Rubbed his hands with glee As he viewed the list With every child’s name. All that sugar and spice And all things nice Mixed together with the Sticks and snails … Continue reading

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SoCS December 27/14 – Consume

This week’s word is “consume” A shadow stands over me. I open one eye and then the other struggles to lift itself. Above me stands a figure I have come to know all too well. ‘It’s you,’ I say. ‘Yes,’ … Continue reading

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Fairytale Prompt #40 – The Princess

The Princess looked down upon the town from her room high up in the castle. She could see that there was activity in the town square. It was that time of year again when the festive nature of the townspeople … Continue reading

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