Category Archives: creative writing

This About That

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And Yet

I am sure, confident in my banked experience, my accurate perception, and in my ability to determine how what I see and hear interconnects with all the memories, retained, recalled, and relied on to make sense of my world. I … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Devastation

D oom and gloom, sometimes of our own doing; E ven if not, we can choose how V aliantly or cowardly we respond. A cceptance does not mean S urrender. T olerance does not mean A ll points of view … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Mope

M elancholy muse–a formative part of myself, but O nly a part, since I also love to laugh and live light. P erhaps it is manic to observe from the outside, but to me my E vanescent emotional swirl is … Continue reading

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Dead Trees, Thorns, Elections, and Me

There is an abbey up in the hills where I like to go to think, to photograph, and to seek moments of peace. A few weeks ago, I happened to go on a Sunday morning, and since there were masses … Continue reading

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It may have been a mistake . . .

It may have been a mistake to try to start the big project of cleaning out my craft / sewing room today. I went through several boxes and was having a hard time as it was wanting to throw away … Continue reading

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My Nightmare

I woke up last night about 1:30-ish from a nightmare. My heart was racing, and it took a while to calm down. The cause? Earlier in the evening, a police helicopter circled and circled above our neighborhood with bullhorn blaring! … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Mother Hood

We’ve been tracking her, but she remains at large. What makes her so difficult to nab is that she doesn’t have one identifying skill or MO.  Her crimes are varied, her operations covert. She’s extremely brilliant to have avoided detection … Continue reading

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Angel in the Rough

She was an angel, I think, if angels can be plain, rough, and all crisp around the edges, dressed in hygienic blue. I had read all the La Leche books; and so as it pertained to breastfeeding, I was good … Continue reading

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