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Tokens ~ The Indishe #writephoto

The grassy patch was a nondescript part of the wild green that dotted the landscape. If you would pass by,you would hardly give it a second look. But if you would give it a careful perusal,you will find a hidden … Continue reading

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Summer Souvenirs? ~ Jules #writephoto

Love tokens to a partner or just feeding a fledgling? I watched one Cardinal at the feeder, shell the seed And take it to another perched in the pine, Gently with care place the seed in the open beak. Continue … Continue reading

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Cooperation #midnighthaiku

All nature’s children Fragile and in need of care Co-dependency The little bee seemed only half awake. Dazed and uncertain, it fell from the sky and landed on my son, sipping his morning coffee on the patio. We watched for … Continue reading

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Dream ~ Willow Willers #writephoto

Sleep would not come, just waves of fear and pain. There was no silence either. Voices discussing, the news, gardens, family, Covid… I can’t blame them this was their day. Their shift, they would go home and sleep. The scariest … Continue reading

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Unfettered

A kite leashed to earth Dreaming a freedom attained Lone eagle soaring * A shrill alarm and another early start drag me from my bed. I answer duty’s call. The road shimmers… The air is heavy in the vale. Summer’s … Continue reading

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Wistful ~ The Indishe #writephoto

A Haibun The vast empty moorland extended into miles of lush greenery, virgin pristine forests. The rising rays of the sun warm pink seemed to blend into the misty moorlands,a melange of heavens and earth. The entire diaspora was in … Continue reading

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Technical Difficulties ~ Frank J. Tassone #writephoto

I had a lead on today’s assignment grading, until Frank brought me his replacement phone. “It’s not activating,” he said. The cascade soon followed. Verizon’s website offered no workable options. Customer service proved an overlong wait–interrupted when my doctor’s office … Continue reading

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The End of an Apocalyptic Affair ~ Frank J. Tassone #writephoto

How did we go wrong? She and I had a perfect love. Oh, how we played God with the first Homo Sapiens. Ah, their luscious suffering and inevitable end! She laughed at their wheezing, fevers, and cold sweats. I sighed … Continue reading

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Memories

Parma ham with melon… pizza… tiramisu. I still remember that first time, dining out as a ‘grown up’. It was the Seventies… the little Italian restaurant by the Arches was all new to me. I wasn’t even old enough to … Continue reading

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My Corona… ~ Frank J. Tassone #writephoto

All around us, the lists: Wash your hands Keep your hands away from your face Cough in your elbow or inside your shirt Wash you hands In such pandemic times, even simple tasks like shopping take on Herculean proportions. Mira … Continue reading

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