Daily Archives: September 7, 2017

Fading #writephoto #tanka

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What Powers Hope?

Originally posted on Reena Saxena:
A strong force, hitherto unknown causing violent explosions overpowering minds cutting thru’ the darkness tears me apart, and overtakes me. The power of hope Thought ? Nonet inspired by Sue Vincent at Thursday Photo Prompt…

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Never look Back? – Steve Tanham

Never look back! It’s an adage that makes a lot of sense. It also characterises a certain stage of mystical development – a point at which the aspirant comes to realise that the only place of reality in our lives … Continue reading

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Guest blogger: Pete Johnson – A very personal ghost story

Pete Johnson, better known as beetleypete, sent me a link to this true story, which I am reblogging here with his permission: I have never really believed in the supernatural. Ghosts, apparitions, reincarnation, life after death, and all things associated … Continue reading

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Opportunist waits Poised and ready to take flight Mission accomplished The banquet is prepared. The flutter of wings heralds the arrival of my black-garbed guests. Sparrows pick at fallen crumbs, but the lion’s share will go to the jackdaws. They … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Fading #writephoto

Every Thursday at noon GMT, I publish one of my photos as a writing prompt. Throughout the week I will feature a number of the responses here on the Daily Echo as space allows. Every week, a full round-up of … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up – Sight #writephoto

The photo for this week’s prompt was taken at Rollright. The holed stone is part of the stone circle and looking through it, from inside the circle, you are directly aligned with the Whispering Knights, a dolmen that sits some … Continue reading

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“Seriously weird…”

“What was that?”  My son stuck his head through the kitchen door as I squealed, taking in the scene. The open door of the washing machine… the blue work-out pants dangling from my hand… the dead mouse at my feet… … Continue reading

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Triads… Stuart France

* The ancients possessed a conception of numbers all but lost to modern times. Had they not possessed such a conception nothing could have led them to the ideas which were current in the Egyptian, Vedic, and Greek, Halls of … Continue reading

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Reflect #midnighthaiku

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