Category Archives: Rochelle’s picture prompt

OFF-SPRING OF THE LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD

  See that silver, sleek, streak whizzing by – that’s ME – an offspring of the Little Engine that Could.   We snicker at the “Greatest Generation” trains down at Central Station. That Little Engine huffed and puffed to pull two … Continue reading

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DANGER ZONE

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson About a mile upstream, there was a fish’s school A thousand little fishes learned a brand new rule. Always stay together and help each other out And never ever swim in danger under a water … Continue reading

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THE TEST

The angel, Faizey, loved singing, but she could not hear herself in the wide open heavens. She heard of a golden dome where she could hear herself.  She went to God. “How can I help you, Faizey?” “Oh, please, may … Continue reading

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REQUIREMENTS MATTER

It has been completed – this dream of my life;  then why am I so filled with anxiety rather than joy? I made it through high school by cheating; there was no other way I could do it.  Even though … Continue reading

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THE OLD COUNTY LIBRARY

The old library still stands.  It was here that I was first exposed to the joys of a library.  I discovered mysterious secrets solved by Nancy  Drew; sorrowed when Jo married the “old man” in Little Women;  dreamed of being … Continue reading

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SHARING NATURE

Chet, scooting the stool back from the bar: “Colleen, it was nice to meet you.  Could I come to your place tomorrow night?” Colleen:  “That sounds great.  How shall I prepare?” Chet:  “An inviting table would be nice.  We’ll talk … Continue reading

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OVERCOMING FEAR

“It looks like the star of Bethlehem that the wise men followed,” Sadie thought.  “That’s a good sign.  I’ll begin again.  I’ll do better next time.” Home again after two years of medical procedures and therapy, she was dependent on … Continue reading

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SIZE OF A HOUSE DOES NOT MAKE A HOME

YARD SALE TODAY – ANTIQUES, COLLECTIBLES, MEMORABILIA Someone had hand painted a picture on a mirror.  Curious, I picked it up. Note on back:  OUR HOME 1928-1936.  SHARECROPPED FOR EDWARDS.  CYRUS & LUCY BORN HERE.   JUDITH LIVED WITH US.  HAPPY … Continue reading

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WILL I MAKE HEADLINE NEWS?

Airliner down, 385 people drowned! If I were one who drowned at sea Would anybody think of me? I have no medals to show my worth. Nothing left of value to this earth. No one to sit upon the shore … Continue reading

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COFFIN NAILS

Donna sighed as she began to clean up the coffee table.  Coffee table?  Looks like a cigarette table.   She wished Bud would control his anxieties by drinking coffee instead of smoking cigarettes.  She was scared.  For thirty-two years he had … Continue reading

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