Category Archives: Rochelle’s picture prompt

GOOD BUSINESS PRACTICE

“I’ll see if they will bring out a new door to replace this one,” said my husband.   He knew he would have to carefully preserve all the broken pieces to prove his point.  If all the pieces were in place, … Continue reading

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WHY PINK? DON’T KNOW…

“Strange how they leave me in here.  Why pink?   I don’t know.  I understand the shells.  There’s four inches of water in the tub.  I swirl the shells around.  Take the blue ones to make a geometric design.   Then take the … Continue reading

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THANKS TO HANK ZIL – NOBEL FOOD PRIZE NOMINEE!

PHOTO PROMPT © Russell Gayer In the land of Geomeo, labored survival scientist, Hank Zil.  Amidst the famine, he determined to create a type of corn that produced more than the “ear kind” which  now grew in their limited river valley … Continue reading

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“YOU OLD GOAT”

PHOTO PROMPT © Randy Mazie “Summer visits, six years to nine, climbing apple tree, goat’s milk, making butter, feeding the goats, playing with kids,”  I chuckled as I wrote.   Old home site memories.  No buildings remained.  The grave stone was a … Continue reading

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SUSPICION

“ Brandon sat thinking over suspicious activity in his neighbor’s garage.  He saw that  Benson had made a paper-mache globe of the world, following online directions. When the globe was finished, Brandon saw Benson turn it over and put a … Continue reading

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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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