Monthly Archives: October 2015

Music Prompt #14: “Kettering” performed by The Antlers – Baggage Could it have been better? That you came when you said you would. That you carried your baggage through my door In an endless steam of suitcases Each labelled Trauma one – trauma 2. Should I have expected any … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver 36: Life After the Lottery – Ernest Casey

Sketch: The State Lottery Office Artist: Vincent van Gogh (1882) Source: When Ernest Casey won the lottery his first thought was the one his father had once said about winning a big lottery prize: ‘It’ll ruin everything.’ Ernest decided … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge# 83, October 20, 2015 – The Boy and the Rabbit

Destruction, death, Mayhem, chaos, The news was bleak The prospects dim. Across the field resplendent in lavender bloom The boy watched as the metal objects Floated inexplicably in the air above the city. In the panic of their arrival he … Continue reading

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FFfAW-Week of 10-20-2015 – Lepidoptera Viciousness.

Are you sure its one? Certain. But you said they were extinct. I thought they were too. So what do we do? Stand still for one. It’s dangerous? Rip your throat faster than you can say run. But it’s a … Continue reading

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poetry 101 rehab: rain

‘Listen to the falling rain listen to it fall’ That lyric line from my childhood Has stayed with me. I loved playing the song, I loved the rain. Though when there is too much And water starts up my backyard … Continue reading

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Mondays Finish the Story – Oct. 19th, 2015 – Drop Bears

Finish the story begins with:   “Not knowing what to expect, he made his way into the dark of the forest.” As prepared as he was with every survival technique finely honed he felt there was one aspect of this journey … Continue reading

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Wordle #83 “October 19, 2015” – Lisa Gambol

This week’s words: Tenable (capable of being held, maintained, or defended, as against attack or dispute) Lateral Avian Lissome (supple, flexible) Nunchi (the subtle art of listening which allows you to gauge other people’s mood and respond appropriately.) Gambol (to skip … Continue reading

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