Category Archives: 5-7-5

spitting on the fire

With July’s record-breaking high temperatures here, it’s been frustrating and – truth be told – rather depressing to watch flowers in my native plant garden wilt before reaching full bloom and then turn end-of-summer brown without setting seeds. What happens, … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice

The first day of summer dawns hot and dry; not like it used to here in the moderate Pacific Northwest of my youth. The air outside is stifling, so I stay indoors listening to the hum of the fan and … Continue reading

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AtoZ: Z ~ Zoopacolypse

zoned out zebras stare zombies zigzag through the zoo zephyr stirs their hair Z is for Zombie #AtoZChallenge: 26 posts in April, topics to proceed alphabetically. Creating a theme for one’s blog challenge is optional. My theme for 2021: a three line alliteration … Continue reading

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AtoZ: Y ~ longing for the past

yesterday’s years yawn youthful yearnings yellowing yield the yoke of yore. Y is for Yesterday. #AtoZChallenge: 26 posts in April, topics to proceed alphabetically. Creating a theme for one’s blog challenge is optional. My theme for 2021: a three line alliteration each day … Continue reading

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AtoZ: X

xylophonists who xeriscape with xenoliths exude xeric zeal. X is for Xeric. #AtoZChallenge: 26 posts in April, topics to proceed alphabetically. Creating a theme for one’s blog challenge is optional. My theme for 2021: a three line alliteration each day (5-7-5, haiku-ish) with the … Continue reading

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AtoZ: W is for Workout

warm up, weights and WOD. Wall balls, water, wretch, weep, wheeze. Walk it off. Well done! W is for Workout. #AtoZChallenge: 26 posts in April, topics to proceed alphabetically. Creating a theme for one’s blog challenge is optional. My theme for 2021: a … Continue reading

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AtoZ: V ~ Verb Virtuoso

vend, vent, verify… veritable volley of verbs vie to be voiced V is for Verb. #AtoZChallenge: 26 posts in April, topics to proceed alphabetically. Creating a theme for one’s blog challenge is optional. My theme for 2021: a three line alliteration each day … Continue reading

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AtoZ: U ~ Play Ball!

unctuous umpire unwilling to utter “out”; umpteenth inning U is for Umpire #AtoZChallenge: 26 posts in April, topics to proceed alphabetically. Creating a theme for one’s blog challenge is optional. My theme for 2021: a three line alliteration each day (5-7-5, haiku-ish) with the … Continue reading

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AtoZ: T ~ tireless teasing

tensions tautly tied tethered to tasteless taunting time to take to task T is for Tease #AtoZChallenge: 26 posts in April, topics to proceed alphabetically. Creating a theme for one’s blog challenge is optional. My theme for 2021: a three line alliteration each … Continue reading

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AtoZ: S ~ Star Show

surreal night scene shooting stars streak silently summer’s sable sky S is for Stars. #AtoZChallenge: 26 posts in April, topics to proceed alphabetically. Creating a theme for one’s blog challenge is optional. My theme for 2021: a three line alliteration each day (5-7-5, haiku-ish) … Continue reading

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