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Backdrop ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

They were cold to the bone, but it did not matter once the light broke out to illuminate the edge of clouds. “We’ll be home soon,” he breathed into her neck. “I know,” she whispered, her teeth no longer chattering. … Continue reading

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From weeds to wildflowers…

When my son’s old driveway was constructed, no-one thought to lay a weed membrane beneath it. Consequently, when a nice crop of weeds grew between the blocks I, as the designated gardener, had to tackle the things. I won’t use … Continue reading

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Crisps and cold rice pudding

Appalling isn’t it? I can cook from here to Bombay, but do I? No. At least, not for me. I cook daily for my son at his home, but here, the dog eats better than I do… she, at least, … Continue reading

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First impressions…

I met a woman outside the village shop. We had the vaguest of acquaintance to begin with, a greeting over her garden fence, but enough, apparently, for her to decide she had reason to enquire after my entire family and … Continue reading

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Four letter word

“Who do you love best?” I overheard a conversation between mother and her small child and remembered my own sons asking me this question when they were very small. I imagine it is one many children throw at their parents … Continue reading

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A Complete Fake ~ Deborah #writephoto

Photo by Sue Vincent I really thought that he was a dinkum bloke but he turned out to be a complete fake.  So, this morning as soon as he drove off, I quickly shoved my things in a suitcase, left … Continue reading

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Hues of Peace ~ Balroop Singh #writephoto

An escape from the outside world, a realm of serenity beckoned him. Each time he visited it to calm his inner storms, the color of nature painted his soul. A cadence of flowing water gave him new hope. He immersed … Continue reading

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WhatI Need ~ Dr. Crystal Grimes #writephoto

After all this time, though it’s only been 2 years, I’m not sure I can say I chose him. Instead, I believe he was chosen for me. The old saying is true: “You don’t always get what you want. But … Continue reading

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Being Human

Shadows dance in the firelight. A hand, warm upon cold stone, where many other hands have rested. The breath of the shaman, blowing ochre, staining the wall at this moment of passage. Rite of recognition within the tribe. Kinship and … Continue reading

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Who Can Suppress Love? ~ Balroop Singh #writephoto

Sue Vincent’s #Writephoto Their frenzy whirled with them Eons of wilderness within Seasons watched in awe Shrubs shrank to pay obeisance Berry Terry and Merry, The silent survivors of friendship Who couldn’t convince the world How dance drew them together … Continue reading

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