Tag Archives: Grief

Thursday photo prompt – Horizon #writephoto – Woman at the water’s edge

It’s a place to go where magic happens. When asked where it is I always say: Far from anywhere. Across the sandhills and down through the runoff I wander focused always on the distance surf, relentlessly pounding the rocks, forever … Continue reading

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Haibun Monday #28 – “Childhood Experiences”

The theme this week  is “Childhood Experiences”   My aging neighbours are moving out. I’m standing in front of their house remembering the family who lived there when I was a kid. Its long ago now and my memory is clouded … Continue reading

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Friday Night Music Prompt # 56: The Mary Ellen Carter by Stan Rogers

It was the news no one imagined In the middle of the night Out of nowhere The knock on the door. The burly policeman The man who had seen it all Tears on his cheeks Knowing the impact his words … Continue reading

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FFfAW Challenge – Week of August 2, 2016 – Shanks’ Pony

Known near and far as Shanks’ pony it turned up each year in the car park at the local fete. No one seemed to know from where or with whom. And always it stood next to Daphne Jacobs’ car. It … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt #159 “Collage 23” – Sal

It had been the best of times And was now the worst of times. Our idyll life had been shattered With what was a tentative knock Ten PM on the front door. The nervous troubled young police woman Whose presence … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge# 103 – Innocence a Commodity

Image: latoday.deviantart.com The shadow spread In every direction Hidden for the most Ignored by many Because innocence was now a commodity. Those who complained of the shadow Were scoffed at, Disbelief and ridicule dominated. So the shadow thickened As innocence … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #85 November 3, 2015 – Illusion

Image: “Decompose” by zaldy icaonapo At first you were beautiful No words to describe how I felt Your beauty shone through. All the right words were spoken Promises made, vows exchanged. But it turned to an illusion Your beauty faded … Continue reading

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