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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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BABY KISSES

Though memories fade I still miss the tender touch Of baby kisses. Ronovan    

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IN THE HANDS OF THE POTTER

 A MARKED DISCOVERY – I HAVE BEEN SECURE IN THE HANDS OF THE POTTER. “But now, O LORD, You are our Father, We are the clay, and You our potter; And all of us are the work of Your hand.” Isaiah … Continue reading

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THAT MATTIE! SHE WAS PROBABLY RIGHT, ALL RIGHT!

Although it was nice outside, Harry sat as he usually did in the old recliner with his feet up and the TV on.  He seldom went out anymore  Breathing was getting hard for him.  Could hardly walk to the kitchen … Continue reading

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DENYING THE BUTTERFLY

A conversation in Caterpillar Lane – Harry:  “I haven’t  seen Leggus lately, have you?” Fuzzy:  “Last I saw him, he had crawled into a pine bark and dried up.  At least he sure looked dead.” Harry:  “That’s bad.  He was … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SAMMY

I  owe, I  owe so off to work you go! Not many people stay so pleasant when going off to work on a hot summer day.  Hats off to my hubby – my darling, dashing Englishman.  He decided to be … Continue reading

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FOUR YEAR ANNIVERSARY

OK, I cheated!  This is little doll letting her finger nails get dry is the youngest member of my family.  I’m the oldest.  That’s enough similarity for me to use her picture instead of mine.  😀 I am celebrating my … Continue reading

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CONFUSION

They say I’m in my son’s house Too old to live alone They say he’ll care for me But I know that cannot be. My son is a baby – he is only three.   Challenge picture prompt – write … Continue reading

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WAS THAT ALL…?

Gladys remembered the past when she was a willowy graceful figure climbing the scaffold of success, aware of the wolf whistles she would be receiving that day.  Vim, vigor, and vitality abounded in her blood!  She was a hot tomato.  But … Continue reading

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LETTING GO

“I’ll deny it,” I thought.  “I’ll tell them some boys came by and vandalized it.” I’ve driven for seventy years with only a speeding ticket now and then, no serious accidents.   Now this is the third one in six months.  They … Continue reading

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