Tag Archives: Animals

Prairie ~ Bladud Fleas #writephoto

Prairie never knew belonging. Never the companionship of the pack. Prairie was maverick, was rogue. An outcast. The Pack was solid, twenty-eight working as a single entity, brutally efficient when the hunger came. At first light came the pangs, like … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XXXXII: An unexpected encounter…

We took to the backroads again, nodding to Drake’s statue as we passed through Tavistock once more and climbing up towards Dartmoor. On our way south, the mists had closed around us completely and we ha seen little more of … Continue reading

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The Slave Girl ~ A Heart for Africa #writephoto

She watched them, filled with revulsion. They were like two animals in heat–her husband and that wretched slave girl. If she had a rifle she would blow them to smithereens but being a Christian woman, it wouldn’t do for her … Continue reading

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Guest writer: Karen Hugg – The Unexpected Love of a Stray Cat

One warm day in the summer of 2005, I was headed upstairs with a basket of laundry when I heard a yowl through the landing window. I peeked out at the strip of trees and shrubs that separated our house … Continue reading

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XOXO – Anurag Bahkshi #writephoto

Dear Xenobia, I have been meaning to write this letter to you for a very long time now, but every time I tried to put pen on paper, I developed cold feet, and so had to call to a maid … Continue reading

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Sacred Wisdom by Gretchen Del Rio.

Reblogged from artist Gretchen Del Rio, who shares her magical paintings and the tale of When Raven was Killed: This is just one of so many Native American tales about Raven as well as other animals. I love to read … Continue reading

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A family of dogs

There have not always been dogs in my life, but there have always been dogs in my heart. All of them, except the setters, who were family and Echo, who was a gift, were rescue dogs. And all of them … Continue reading

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Crow – Hayley R. Hardman #writephoto

The crow was out there in the dead tree cawing loudly again. I pressed my forehead to the condensation covered spare bedroom window and searched for him. In the early evening, storm coloured garden, the sooty bird was difficult to … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog – Snowtime!

Seeing as it had snowed and it doesn’t happen very often here, I made her take me out for a walk. I didn’t have to try very hard, I have to say…for once, she seemed as eager as me to … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Invitation: The poetic Ape

Okay, I admit, I am a bit confused. I’ve had letters to Santa, Christmas poems and stories from two-legses and four-legses… even from a two-legs who is also a four-legs… but this one is from a two-legs who is almost … Continue reading

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