Monthly Archives: July 2016

Microfiction challenge #6:The child – Marcus

Image: Else Berg “Don’t you ever think he might be lonely sitting there all day?” asked Ellie to her friend May. May looked across at her son Marcus sitting in his play pen pulling on the ears of his fluffy … Continue reading

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Word-High July: Likha

It was the urge to create something different Words on a page that both sang and danced. Collaboration, workshopping, More words, more talk A song that spoke, words that sang. An audience who cheered, When empathy touched them, Because the … Continue reading

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Word-High July: Makisig

I spied you across a room Of jumbled words A few crude rhymes A moment of tentativeness Stammered lyrics of intent As the fog of language cleared A beautiful girl appeared Forever enshrined in humble verse.   Written for: https://areadingwritr.wordpress.com/2016/07/22/word-high-july-makisig/

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Tale Weaver Fairy Tale #77 July 21st – The Ugly Duckling

Amy was the youngest and the runt of the litter so her siblings said about her. Born ten years after her older sister she was an unexpected addition to the family and not a welcomed one. Her parents weren’t happy … Continue reading

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Word-High July: Amihan

In the heat of the afternoon Standing on the headland Taking in the northeasterly breeze As it brushes across the ocean Cooling, reviving, re-energizing. Without it the oppression of the summer Would be unbearable.   Written for: https://areadingwritr.wordpress.com/2016/07/21/word-high-july-amihan/

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Writer’s Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge Theme-“Hope” #WQWWC

“Hope is believing my dreams will come true For without them I will die sooner than I’d like…” (adapted from Chicken Soup for the College Soul…Dan Clarke   As Mary aged the desire to complete her schooling became such an … Continue reading

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It’s Tuesday, Another Challenge Day! – Possibility

It was all about symbols. When you went to his house everything was some sort of symbol. The paper bird in the cage a symbol of his attitude to pets. He’d say: “It’s the best bird I ever had. Never … Continue reading

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Word-High July: Kundiman

Songs of love are easy She loves me yeah yeah yeah, We rattle them off Trite and cliché ridden. Some words matter Chords resonating Memories fueling lyrics To mark that one wet day We watched the rainbow Wondering where ours … Continue reading

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Moral Mondays: “Money is the root of all evil”

Greedy Girl fondled her new credit card, took another bite from her chocolate biscuit and thought if I shift this and delay that I can buy this. We can do without this and they can get that next week. I … Continue reading

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Word-High July: Habilin

I found you behind a poem one day. I gladly gave you my heart. Entrusted you with my truth. My very soul you know, You keep me safe I am nurtured and caressed Loved for who I am.   Written … Continue reading

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