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Yeah Write #95: Life, Struck ( #amwriting #flashfiction )

9 An Erasure Poem — Excerpt from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson:  The Black Spot Life, Struck     Plainly hunched, tattered deformed. My life, a dreadful-looking figure.   … Continue reading

January 31, 2018 · 2 Comments

Yeah Write #48: Cold ( #flashfiction )

The sky is scarlet blinding on white ice casting shadows on the sparrow. Feathers plume on the sparrow. The holly, with berries scarlet, shimmers under ice. Warmth compels the ice … Continue reading

December 14, 2016 · 8 Comments

Yeah Write #31: Seasons Lament (#Haiku #amwritingpoetry)

I so long await for the splashing springtime rain then lament the wet.

March 5, 2016 · 6 Comments

Poems Not Prose #6: Writer’s Tug of War (A Haiku – #amwritingpoetry)

 I type a story, to lose yourself in its plot. In a file, it sits.  

January 31, 2016 · 2 Comments

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

Writing on the Fly #3: Neuron Dance (A Haiku)

In my head words live. Neurons fire chemical pens. I dream; stories wake.  

November 24, 2015 · 15 Comments

The Daily Prompt #12: We Can Be Taught

From:  The Daily Prompt The Prompt:   What makes a teacher great? A Response that was a First Click:  Nerdy Woman A Response that was a Last Click:  Musical Chairs A … Continue reading

March 8, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Daily Prompt #10: Circle of Five

From:  The Daily Prompt The Prompt:   A writer once said, “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” If this is true, which five … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · 4 Comments

The Daily Prompt #9: Me Time

From:  The Daily Prompt The Prompt:   What’s your ideal Saturday morning? Are you doing those things this morning? Why not? A Response that was a First Click:  Q The Adult … Continue reading

February 28, 2015 · 5 Comments

Poems Not Prose #3: Little Bird Robin 2-28-92

  When I was 17 years old a girl from my high school that I didn’t know was shot and killed.    I don’t remember much, but a few students … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · 7 Comments

Poems Not Prose #2: Do Over 10-28-07

    Do Over 10-28-07 If granted a moment in time To do over things of regret It would never be for what was Tried and failed, lost or won. … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Daily Prompt #8: Cut Off

From:  The Daily Prompt The Prompt:   Cut Off — When was the last time you felt really, truly lonely? A Response that was a First Click:  Raspberry’s Daydreams A Response … Continue reading

February 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

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