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Good Morning Henry! ~ Anurag Bakhshi #writephoto

“Henry, you’re still not up?” Mom cried out. Henry lazily opened his left eye half-way through, and then shut it again. Mom and morning could wait, sleep couldn’t. But Mom was made of sterner stuff, and waiting was not in … Continue reading

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The taste of real food ~ A. C. Flory

Reblogged from Meeka’s Mind: Strawberries, glorious aren’t they? The image above came from freeimages.com, and I can only assume the strawberries are store bought because mine look like this: Yes, that is a bog standard dinner fork for comparison. My … Continue reading

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Little things of joy ~ Deepa #writephoto

  They felt empowered strong and victorious! “by the power of…” Continue reading at Sync with Deep

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Bookpunk ~ James Pyles #writephoto

Eleven-year-old Keel watched his thirteen-year-old sister Alina from behind as she trudged down the alleyway. “C’mon. Don’t wanna b late,” she signaled. The thin, waif-like boy, walking through January’s half-frozen muddy puddles in dirty, sandaled feet, dressed in over-sized khaki … Continue reading

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Messengers

Pure Children Born anew Of driven snow Unblemished beauty Encapsulating spring A promise of renewal Modest messengers of the gods Offer hope and illumination Shining in shadows with an inner light Etheree for Colleen’s Poetry Challenge

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Laurels #writephoto

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Buried Secrets ~ Anurag Bakhshi #writephoto

The tranquil picture of an ancient tree by the pristine lake was suddenly shattered by two horrified screams. “Is that a hand?” Stan cried out. Dave replied brokenly, “Y…y…yes….But…but….how is that possible? We had buried him right proper, I could … Continue reading

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Questions of ‘relativity’…

“… so I thought I’d ask ‘Google’.” “Which is why you phoned me?” “Precisely. You know everything and you’re quicker than the internet.” “Oh gawd…” “What do you know about relativity?” “ Erm… E=mc2?” “Yeah, that.” “What exactly do you … Continue reading

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The human cost #Remembrance

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, one hundred years ago, the Armistice came into effect and the guns fell silent after four years of horror. The Great War, the ‘war to end all wars’, … Continue reading

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Waste

Trampled where they fell, the dead and dying, Mud and blood tainting each final breath, Their cries unheard, unheeded by the guns, Made one with sacred earth blasphemed by death. Shells crack and cackle, ‘necessary evil’, A whispered ‘Mother!’ lost … Continue reading

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