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Yeah Write #103: Palpitation ( #amwriting #flashfiction #poetry)

Phantom fingers slide and gooseflesh rises As static hairs stand stiff — sizzling in sync. Limbs quiver, lips stick; a whimper reprises. Pulse quickens, mouth dry, panic on a brink. … Continue reading

March 14, 2018 · 14 Comments

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 #39: The Lunar Calendar (#flashfiction)

  It doesn’t make any sense the calendar we all use. Days of the week never sure; names of the months all askew. Three six five split evenly; twenty-eight days … Continue reading

April 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Yeah Write #34: Velvet (#haiku #amwritingpoetry)

Pocks mark the green moss; Bark rended from the trees hangs where a young buck rubbed.  

March 16, 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

Blog Swap #1: Writing Blog Link Party (#amwriting #writingtips)

I am adding something new to this blog.  A link exchange party! Please add your Writing Blog or your Favorite Writing Blog within the category fiction, poetry, or writing tips … Continue reading

February 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

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

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 #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

Poems Not Prose #4: Heartsong (A Ghazal)

Yeahwrite.me had a prompt about writing a ghazal. I’ve never done one before, so I thought I would try my hand at it.   What does it feel like to … Continue reading

November 25, 2015 · 4 Comments

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

Yeah Write #1: Moonshine240 Weekend Writing Showcase

Writer’s Dilemma My writer stalks me Buzzes in my ear When I am busy Sits upon my lap When I eat dinner Complains in the car When I drive to … Continue reading

November 21, 2015 · 16 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

Picture This Picture That #14: Daily Life in A New England Autumn

Sometimes when you live in a place all your life you don’t understand why it is that people come from all over the world just to see what has become … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · 47 Comments

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