Category Archives: October writing prompts

RED VELVET BIBLE

October prompt for today “red velvet.”   My mind goes, “What can be unusual about red velvet?  My doll in the red velvet dress?  My granddaughter twirling so beautifully in her red velvet skirt?  No.  Okay, how about red velvet cake, … Continue reading

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I’M GLAD I DID NOT DIE – link

M’s October prompt for today is “The journey beyond.”  I am linking a post recounting a crises in my life when I believe I had a “near death” experience. I think I have new readers who have not read it, … Continue reading

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A DANDELION’S DREAM

What flower is plentiful and plush: pretty and prolific;  healthy and hardy;  hale and hated?  The Dandelion. The lot of most dandelions is to be lopped, hacked, snipped, trimmed, dug, and dumped. The goal of a dandelion is to  be plucked, … Continue reading

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THE LAST FRAGILE WHISPER

“It will be a wonderful life with you,” the bride  whispers  confidently. “Hush, little baby, mama’s darling child,”  mother coos softly. “Go back and brush your teeth now,” mother scolds sternly. “Wow, these grades are great,” mother exclaimes encouragingly. “Go, … Continue reading

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PINK-PANSY-PERSUASION

Gardening is too much work for all year round. Stripped for the winter all through the town. Leaves raked, lawn mowed, roses pruned. Trimmed vines, stored tools, and bandaged wounds. No, fall flowers are not for me! They’re just too … Continue reading

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