Monthly Archives: April 2019

SPRINGTIME MIX

The zap of the scurrying squirrel, The tweet of the nesting sparrow, The sniff of cedar pollen – ACHOO! ******************************************* Challenge to use these three  ONOMATOPOEIA words, poetry or prose: zap, tweet, achoo https://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2019/04/13/saturday-mix-sound-bite-13-april-2019/ Image: Pixabay

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THE LEANING TREE

  1952:  With girlish glee I measured my adolescent growth by the Leaning Tree. 1955:  Four inches taller but I still walked straight as I passed under the Leaning Tree. 1956:  My sixteenth birthday pictures were taken under the branch … Continue reading

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MASKED FACES

Do you wear a mask?  Do your neighbors, friends, or family?  Does the mask sometimes slip and you see a glimpse of the real person?   Over the years from the cheap college apartments to nice middle class neighborhoods, I’ve found … Continue reading

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DANGER IN TOMMY’S TODDY

Glistening ice causing lacy trees Freezing fast in frigid breeze. Street light shining for those still out Shows way home for a gadabout But Tommy struggles to get to the gate Too much drink has made him late, He lays … Continue reading

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serene scene

Boisterous spirits grow serene when surrounded by the fishing scene. ************** Image: Pixabay Write haiku using words serene/scene Ronovan’s challenge https://ronovanwrites.com/2019/04/08/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-248-serenescene/

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A PREGNANT GUPPY, PLEASE

All I want for Mother’s Day is a pregnant guppy No kitty, no hippo, no cockatoo, nor puppy No perfect yellow rose, nor reconstructed nose, No silver spoon from which to sup, No gold-etched china saucer and cup, No trinkets … Continue reading

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TRY MAKING LEMONADE

Poor Joe has been dealt a lemon.  He tries to make lemonade with mixed reviews!  Not enough apology, too much apology, didn’t say I’m sorry,  too much sugar, he said I’m sorry but for the wrong reason…. I’ll just jump … Continue reading

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A GLIMPSE OF THE CREATOR

  Beauty of things seen Mystery of things hidden Creator’s image! ****************** Image and prompt by Sue Vincent https://scvincent.com/2019/04/04/thursday-photo-prompt-threshold-writephoto/

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PEACE?

PEACE A quality far too many people lack, choosing chaos for the sake of “feminism” and “political correctness” for the sake of winning. ********************* If I haven’t made you mad enough to “un-follow” me yet, just wait.  I have the … Continue reading

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TOO OLD FOR ANSWERED PRAYER?

My dad left some minerals rights to me more than 40 years ago. I have prayed that the Lord would grow some of that “seed” in my behalf. As I am 85 years old, I am thinking surely the time … Continue reading

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