Tag Archives: mother

An act of mercy ~ Iain Kelly #writephoto

His face was as stony as the rocky outcrop at the top of the hill. I wondered if his heart was made of similar granite. Since Mum had passed he hadn’t shed a tear. My sisters and I had gathered … Continue reading

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One Wish ~ Iain Kelly #writephoto

The tree had become a massive shrine of wishes, colourful material decorated every branch, weighing them down and causing them to bow towards the ground. It had been a place of offered prayers and wishes before, but since the boys … Continue reading

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The Day I Killed Mom #humor from Barb Taub

Reblogged from Barb Taub: When she turned fifty, my mother took up a new career: dying. It was a family tradition, she explained. “People in my family don’t make it out of their fifties. So we have to be ready … Continue reading

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The turrets of home – Iain Kelly #writephoto

Trudging through the cold night, the last remnants of the winter snow on the ground, she finally saw the lights glowing from the windows ahead. Above her the familiar turrets of the castle loomed. Four years since she had been … Continue reading

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Dusk at the border – Iain Kelly #writephoto

Dusk, the start of the night shift that no one wants to do. Bálint watches the sun dip down across the river, it’s reflection glinting off the water. A week of this to come before he returns to the lazy … Continue reading

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Guest author: Natalie Ducey – Transendence

Today, I’d love to share a  poem from The Heart’s Lullaby collection, Transcendence. The Heart’s Lullaby was published in July, 2017. It’s my second poetry collection. I discovered my passion for digital art and painting in the past year and love … Continue reading

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Apprenticed to my Mother: the book – Geoff Le Pard

Reblogged from Tangental: Regular readers will recognise the heading. Last year I decided to pull together a memoir of my time with my mother, post dad. I’ve now finished it and it’s in for editing. This post, like so many, comes with a … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon: Circles of Pain

The weather was beginning to regain its composure, but it was still being temperamental enough to lustrate the companions exploring the mysteries of an ancient landscape. Our next site was not far distant and it was not long before we … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon: The Field of Prayer

There were many merry meetings in Inverurie, bringing a golden glow to the afternoon that belied the grisaille of rain and wet stone. We were greeted outside our meeting place with fierce hugs from a lady we love dearly and … Continue reading

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It has seen everything by Sreeblogs #writephoto

‘Jinia, come inside…food is served.’ Mom called from the kitchen window. I had been sitting in the backyard since morning; my eyes were fixed on the spot where it all happened. I hadn’t uttered a single word ever since that incident … Continue reading

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