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The email trail…

I’m doing well, I’m nearly done, An early night at last? I’m almost sorted… then The emails come in thick and fast. Not one of them can be ignored, None can be left for later… And by the thirteenth missive … Continue reading

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The powers that be ~ Janette Bendle #writephoto

The powers that be The phrase comes from a translation of the Greek: αἱ … οὖσαι [ἐξουσίαι], hai … oûsai [exousíai], the … existing [powers]’; ἐξουσίαι is also translated as “authorities” in some other translations.[6] A deity A deity is … Continue reading

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The Battered Hat ~ Bladud Fleas #writephoto

The tradition dates back to yore, when a common man had no eye for words as written on a page, nor either a hand to make them. A symbol, an object he would recognise, was more helpful to him and … Continue reading

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Imagine ~ Iain Kelly #writephoto

‘Imagine all the people, sharing all the world,’ sang John Lennon. And they shot him. ‘I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color … Continue reading

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Wishes ~ Dorinda Duclos #writephoto

There are notes, floating, in the breeze Clinging, steadfast, to the trees Music written, for the eyes to hear Words that sing, to those held dear Continue reading at Night Owl Poetry

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The Strange Workings Of The English Language Part One – Esther Chilton

Reblogged from estherchiltonblog, a new series on the vagaries of the English language: As a writer, I love words, but I have to admit that the English language isn’t always straight forward and I feel that I’m constantly learning new … Continue reading

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Written #midnighthaiku

Tongue-tied emotions Verbiage spilled unspoken Fills virgin pages * Words that have voice Passions revealed by the pen Remain evergreen *

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Whisper to the moon

Tongue tied, I freeze Taking refuge In uneasy silence. Wishing I were one of those To whom the words come easy. Those for whom beauty And what lies in the heart Spill from the lips In poetic petals. Words drip … Continue reading

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Riddle Me Ree… Stuart France

* The device of riddling is common to most traditional cultures. Maidens set riddles for their suitors: ‘What is sweeter than mead…?’ ‘What is whiter than snow…?’ ‘What is lighter than a spark…?’ Antagonists use riddles to settle their disputes: … Continue reading

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The Message — #writephoto by Frank Hubeny

Bernard lived with his aunt, a widow without children, for the spring semester of the third grade. He was familiar with his aunt’s home where she held Christmas Eve parties late after Midnight Mass. His parents enrolled him in the … Continue reading

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