Category Archives: creativity

Story Time

Rain splatters in puddles, and rivulets of water snake down window panes. Snot spatters on child-sized sweatshirts, and rivulets of same puddle above little pink lips. “Tell us a story, Oma.” Oma has already told half a dozen just since … Continue reading

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Take Two

Here’s another take on Days Five and Six of the NaPoWriMo challenge, combined. Same photo, different poem, different experiment with line breaks.    feel this day with the soft touch of your gentle eyes inhale this view; safeguard the scent … Continue reading

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“Rued” Awakening

You wake me in the morning and it’s always too early, as though I had only just found sleep and had just chosen my dream and then – boom! – here you are and there’s the light coming through the … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo, Day Five

I’m participating in the National Poetry Writing Month challenge, writing a poem a day based on a specific prompt. So far, I’ve been running a day behind, but today I’m going to catch up and try to stay on track. … Continue reading

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Waking the Muse

On the book shelf she’d hidden for nearly a year ‘mongst the likes of O. Henry and bard William Shakespeare. From her disheveled looks and the smell of stale beer, I assessed that some things are quite as they appear. … Continue reading

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What Rhymes with NaPoWriMo?

For the past two Aprils I have participated in the A-to-Z writing challenge, where one writes 26 posts for the month, following an alphabetical theme of some sort. I had a wonderful idea for this year’s challenge but, alas, it … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis ~ a slide show

The Daily Post weekly photo challenge: Story

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