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BELOVED PEST

DENNIS THE MENACE – AMERICA’S BELOVED PEST “What are little boys made of, made of?  What are little boys made of?  Rats and snails and puppy dog tails.  That’s what little boys are made of.” Images of Dennis drawn by … Continue reading

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YOU MADE YOUR BED, NOW LIE IN IT*

I became tangled in a lie; So embarrassed I could cry. More lies can’t get me out of it. My friends believed me – every bit. I just can’t admit the truth, Too old to blame it on my youth. … Continue reading

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AN INNOCENT “UNTRUTH”

      Much ado these days about the necessity and use of cars.  I vote big time in favor of having one.  Perhaps the day will come when I have to turn in my license because I have aged … Continue reading

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TO THE BRAVE

To the courageous, loyal, unselfish, hard working, honorable, determined, faithful, dedicated, enduring —  “Birds of a feather who flock together.” The United States Military! Thank you. **************** Image from gettyimages https://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2019/05/25/saturday-mix-mad-about-metaphor-25-may-2019/  

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LITTLE SERPENTS DRAG ME DOWN

“There it is.  The apple tree.  I’m dragged to despair again.” Ever since the day she had fallen into the trap of Satan, the serpents nestled in her head; she was numb with regret.  “Doesn’t it look beautiful?” was the … Continue reading

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BACON BECKONS

  The sizzle of bacon, the crack of egg, the swish of the mixer, the splat of butter, the scrunch of toast, the slurp of milk, the sprinkle of salt, the sighs of satisfaction.  “God is Great, God is Good, … Continue reading

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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 Wall

Is there no end to man’s inhumanity to man?  Man will do things to man that no animal would ever do.  If an animal kills a man, it is because he is hungry or fearful, never does he wound then … Continue reading

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I’D LOVE A DO-OVER

MY MOTHER-IN-LAW, FLO HAYES I am asking myself how time would be different if I could have some do-overs. In the first place I would tell her in words how much I loved her son, he was absolutely adorable and … Continue reading

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MORNING GLORY

Mowed off the road sides, I miss the Morning Glory. Country memories ************** Challenge: Heeding Haiku with Chèvrefeuille and Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie. https://mindlovemiserysmenagerie.wordpress.com/2019/02/27/heeding-haiku-with-chevrefeuille-february-27-2019-morning-glory/

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