Daily Archives: June 7, 2018


Originally posted on Iain Kelly:
She brought the axe down on the bird’s neck. The body, until then a squirming, panicked, struggling handful went limp. The last few feathers floated to the ground and all was still. She wiped the…

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The Final Chapter

Originally posted on Smell The Coffee:
When all’s said and done every book ends from where’s its begun Some pages take flight buoyed by pure delight Others lie decrepit sorrow-soiled as concrete Many flutter with life’s curiosity and wonder But…

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Jewels in the Claw (7) – Steve Tanham

Continued from Part Six. The tea cup is empty, but he continues to hold it – lost, happily, in his reveries on the edge of what was the stage, the royal court floor… He looks down at the cup and … Continue reading

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7th June: Write photo: Remains

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Thanks Sue. Two pictures this week, so I’ve combined them for my contribution. https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/3193846/posts/1882493753 When he was laid to rest, He made clear in his Will That forever beside him Would remain his best Quill. From…

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Now Available for Pre-Order – Extra Innings by Don Massenzio

Reblogged from Don Massenzio: My newest release, Extra Innings, is now available for pre-order. Unlike my previous crime and terrorism fiction novels, this book forges a path in the paranormal/science fiction area. These are genres that I enjoy reading and have always … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt: Remains #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 and I usually share something about the … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up – Conflagration #writephoto

* Numinous passion Soul-searing conflagration Unquenchable flame An aureate alchemy Annealing a leaden sky * The photo for this week’s prompt was taken in the Lake District, in Cumbria, when Nick and I visited the area a few years ago. … Continue reading

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Love in cold blood

A healing embrace The gift of a loving soul Wears many faces A burden borne for others Lightening the heart of both * What I had observed in my fish tank with my little dying fish, I was privileged to … Continue reading

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Being European…Stuart France

* Is it civilisation, this trajectory we have embarked upon? It may once have been regarded thus. Humanisation? Probably never. Progress? In some things, perhaps, but not in others… Continue reading at Stuart France

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Peace #midnighthaiku

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