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Guest author: Roberta Eaton ~ Beliefs and myths of southern Africa II – The Khoikhoi (Hottentots)

Roberta Eaton, aka Robbie Cheadle, shares the second of her posts on the beliefs and myths of her home. The first post in the series can be found by clicking HERE. At the time when European settlement began, the Khoikhoi … Continue reading

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Overkill #midnighthaiku

  One little complaint A deluge drowns the morning Clouds swallow the sun Be careful what you ask for Sometimes wishes do come true

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Drought…

Sullen summer skies Heavily prescient clouds Threatening thunder Lightening the oppression Showering parched earth with joy For Colleen’s poetry challenge

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Chasing carrots…

It has been hot in England recently… hotter than usual, even for summer. There has been no rain in my part of the country for weeks now and the ground is parched and cracked. Harvests are being brought in early, … Continue reading

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Horatio Clarke ~ Notes to Women #writephoto

Cora walked along the path, the new bonnet in her hand. While the family was entertaining the vicar and his family, she opted to venture out here. Her face was turned up to the sky, her flushed cheeks becoming. She … Continue reading

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Clouds #midnighthaiku

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Pastoral #midnighthaiku

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Weeping #midnighthaiku

Weeping summer tears A thousand sunburts falter As a flower dies * For Frank J. Tassone’s haikai challenge.  

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Pure #midnighthaiku

Tears from heaven fall A momentary message Of loving bounty * A deluge pauses Magnifying purity Twixt earth and heaven

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Guest author: Allan Hudson -The One Bedroom Ark

The One Bedroom Ark Noah Coyne began to count the cash in his till. The flashing of the crosswalk light on the corner caused him to look up. His reflection in the store’s front window flashed yellow every time it … Continue reading

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