She had played the harlot;

No one knew.

She didn’t wear the scarlet A,

But her heart was tinged

with scarlet dust.


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M’s August Prompt “tinged with scarlet dust”

About oneta hayes

ABOUT ME Hello. To various folks I am Neat’nee, Mom, Grandma Neta, Gramma, Aunt Neta, Aunt Noni, Aunt Neno, and Aunt Neto (lots of varieties from little nieces and nephews). To some I’m more like “Didn’t you used to be my teacher?” or “Don’t I know you from someplace?” To you, perhaps, I am a Fellow Blogger. Not “fellow” like a male or a guy, but “fellow” like a companion or an adventurer. I would choose to be Grandma Blogger, and have you pull up a chair, my website before you, while I tell you of some days of yore. I have experienced life much differently than most of you. It was and is a good life. I hope to share nuggets of appreciation for those who have gone before me and those who come after me. By necessity you are among those who come after me and I will tell you of those who came before. Once upon a time in a little house on a prairie - oops, change that lest I commit plagiarism - and change that “house on the prairie” to “dugout on the prairie.” So my story begins...
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7 Responses to NO LONGER TABOO

  1. ~M says:

    Great use of the prompt! Good to see you! 😉

    • oneta hayes says:

      I’m still reading you. Liked your Peter and Petunia (?) today. Just so many things I want to write and I really hate t slug down my readers! Thanks for your good work, M.

  2. Nice take on the prompt, Oneta! 😊

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