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Poetry

a line you can’t cross

Day 16 – Write a poem about ‘packing.’ Open to interpretation.

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For the Soul Poetry

I want to find the word…

Day 13 – Invent a new word and describe its use.

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Poetry

11 Things I hate and love about Coronavirus

Day 10 – Write a list poem.

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Poetry

Libertad

Day 8 – Talk about freedom and the evolution of its meaning over the ages – the personal, the political and the in-betweens.

Is freedom a state of being or a journey?

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For the Soul Poetry

Soul Cleanse

Photo: ‘Burning Sage’ by Sherri Wear https://www.flickr.com/photos/60438408@N08/ Flow Through Begin Again This rancid blood needs renewal  A hum of chance A tune of winds Sit Still Bring out the flask  Terror Eyes terrorize Terra’s sighs Tear the I’s  Bare the lies Wheel yourself down the corridor A floor or two to Flora’s tomb  A dash […]

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Short Stories

Sleepless

Three knocks, each one harder than the last.

That was his thing, every time we left for the day. Some days there was even a large pause between each knock. He didn’t think I ever noticed, but I did.

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Short Stories

The Psycho & The Tree 4/4

So…this was a bit weird. A serial killer, a Marvel hero, and a scene from Naruto all make an appearance. By far the weirdest of the 4 entries. I remember thinking at its inception to let go and just let out whatever came out, with little restrain or fear or being absurd. And you know? […]

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Short Stories

“He’ll be ready for you.” 3/4

Their embrace was short. He pulled away and kissed April on the forehead before breaking away for the last time. He mind began to sink back into a cold, process-oriented mode. Back to the basics. Back to figuring out his next move. His belt was back in the house, along with his plasma gun.

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Short Stories

Panic Attack 2 / 4

This one took a much different approach than the other three. I didn’t manifest an outside attacker or a villain like the others.  Instead of an external threat, this was an internal one. If you’ve ever suffered panic attacks, maybe you can relate. (This is part of a 4-part writing exercise. The rule is to […]

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Short Stories

Annie’s Last Hope 1/4

Originally posted on blog, Floating Forward on 9/26/17 –> Here I started a writing challenge of sorts to test my creative limits and to look for any patterns. Constraints often force us to get creative within their self-imposed limits to see things through as many ways as you can. I felt this one had enough room […]