Daily Archives: January 18, 2018

Thursday photo prompt – Distant #writephoto

Originally posted on When the pen takes control.:
Nobody had seen anything like this before. For two days the thermometer had been steadily falling. The temperature in our valley was more the kind found in the frozen wastes of Siberia.…

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The Ultimate

Originally posted on Reena Saxena:
I come forward to meet you where you are, bowing as needed. I set benchmarks for greatness, as the world eulogizes me. I am the canvas for artists and writers to paint their imagination. I…

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The Time Vampires – Steve Tanham

It’s a tough one, this. I love technology and I have a lasting belief that it has brought us a lot of good… but a nasty feeling that we are touching some of its ‘dark edges’; brought on, not because … Continue reading

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* Twilit solitude A cauldron of liquid light Pouring the morning Broken by a plaintive cry Accentuting silence *

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Thursday photo prompt – Distant #writephoto

Every Thursday at noon GMT, I publish one of my photos as a writing prompt.  If you know where the photo was taken, please keep it to yourself until the challenge is closed. I usually share something about the place … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round up – Crow #writephoto

Crow * Dark winged messenger Silhouetted at daybreak Seldom overlooked Superstition notices Portents anticipated * Battle-weary birds Returning old death to life Much mistunderstood Offering a final gift Complete for us the cycle * Thought and memory Mingled and confused … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: Bed-napped!

She’s weird. I know I’ve said it before…but she is. Not at all consistent. I have my own bed in the hall. She has hers in the bedroom. And then, there is the sofa which is sort of neutral territory. … Continue reading

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Scribes II… Stuart France

* … “When in doubt,” smiles Wen, producing a battered copy of Longmans from the murky depths of her shoulder bag, and, rather too conspicuously, for my liking, clearing her throat… Sure enough, this unwarranted live event has now started … Continue reading

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Cathedral #midnighthaiku

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