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Monthly Archives: December, 2015

Yeah Write #13: Rube Goldberg Retribution

  I have a particular set of skills not ordinarily useful.   But give me a lying, cheating boyfriend, a crammed closet I said to clean a thousand times, and … Continue reading

December 30, 2015 · 11 Comments

Protected: Yeah Write #12: Unauthorized Entry (What She Is – Excerpt #amwriting )

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Musings #31: The Hurts We Hold On To (Yeah Write Non-Fiction)

The other day late in the night my six-year-old smacked her three-year old brother across the face so hard the imprint of her hand lingered for an hour even after … Continue reading

December 28, 2015 · 15 Comments

Picture This Picture That #39: An Unseasonably Warm Northeast Christmas Eve

December 24, 2015 · 4 Comments

Yeah Write #11: Special Delivery ( #flashfiction )

“Penny for them?” My husband inquired. “When our kids ask me when I knew you were serious I’ll say, ‘When I signed for the ring.’ ” “You signed for it!?” … Continue reading

December 23, 2015 · 12 Comments

Protected: Yeah Write #10: A Life Undying (#flashfiction #245)

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Protected: Writing On the Fly #8: A Half Plus Seven ( #amwriting )

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Yeah Write #8: Stains (Microstory #244)

One circular spot, where a pot once lived, on the hospital floor defied the glossy polish.   Jai left rings: coffee prints on paper, a mystery loop on the new … Continue reading

December 16, 2015 · 19 Comments

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #42: Arepas with Ground Beef and Broccoli Slaw #homecooking

I love bread and all of its cousins.   I am especially fond of fresh breads, pockets, quick breads, muffins, scones, fry bread, biscuits, and cakes that are fast and … Continue reading

December 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Yeah Write #: Tune In Turn Off (Microstory #243)

Every morning for a month the rat-a-tat jazzy beat of the resident woodpecker thrumming my house rips me from dreams.  I bolt a feline stairway to heaven to the side … Continue reading

December 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Yeah Write #6: How The Rains Came (A Tritina)

YeahWrite.Me tritina with the theme “myths”  How Rains Came Once afar, in a land away, cattle lowed and  grunted and bellowed deep in a Summer haze that caused the plains … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · 12 Comments

Writing on the Fly #7: What She Is (The Time After)

This scene I wrote to occur just before the scene found in the exerpt “The Whole Megillah” Inez surfaced from dark memories curled on her side and clutching the edge … Continue reading

December 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Poems Not Prose #5: Poetic Probability (A Haiku)

A poet?  Not I. I fling word coins on a page and one nickel stands.  

December 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

Musings #30: One Liner Wednesday – Out of the Mouth of Babes

(One morning over breakfast.) Four-Year-Old:  “Mom, when you die I’ll miss you.” Mom:  “Uh…thanks?”   Enjoy More One-Liners for December 2nd at LindGHill.

December 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Yeah Write #7: The Chance Not Taken (Microstory #242)

Shift over!  Catch that bus!   Two telephone workers–one fresh in his twenties–on the job.  My nineteen-year-old stomach flitters, my change falls, he picks up the rollers.  Was that smile a … Continue reading

December 2, 2015 · 8 Comments

Writing on the Fly #6: Silent Promise (A Tritina)

YeahWrite.Me has a new post on the trinita.   Another poem style I have never heard of or done.   I decided to use one of the word groups provided. From the … Continue reading

December 1, 2015 · 12 Comments

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