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I’VE NEVER MISSED ELEANOR

Meet my two sisters, Karen and Verna. Me:  “I’ve never missed Eleanor.” “Who’s Eleanor?”  they asked. Me:  “Our sister, Eleanor.” “We have no sister, Eleanor.” “I know.  That’s why I have never been bothered by her absence.” ************* Hope you … Continue reading

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HOW FLOSSIE BECAME PEPPERED STEAK

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers, but not before old Flossie, his cow, got into the pepper patch.  Flossie nipped and picked and ate the peppers.   Ate too many and floundered.  Ker-put!  Flossie died.  Now the vultures will … Continue reading

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POUND OR DOLLAR – BOTH PLEASE

Want to start an argument? Say the dollar is better Than the Queen’s pound. Truthfully my British-born husband and I just take as many of both as we can get!  We were quite pleasantly surprised back in the ’90’s when … Continue reading

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PRIZE EGG

Her suspicions aroused, she asked,  “Did you already find the prize egg?” *************** Written for M’s monthly prompt, September 6 “saucy suspicions” 2/https://puttingmyfeetinthedirt.com/2018/09/01/september-writing-prompts-2/

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WOODLAND WHITE

Woodland White?  Of what can I write? The bird’s underwing as it takes flight? The perky tip of a white-tailed deer? Glistening sun in water so clear? Beautiful masses of skeleton flowers? Or water-smoothed stones stacked in towers? Fluffy clouds … Continue reading

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SIDE EFFECT

Food – poisonous past! Now plump, not provocative. Food – only pleasure! ************************ Two for one this time.  Ronovan haiku challenge “poison/past” and M’s monthly challenge for Sept. 3 “plump/provocative” https://ronovanwrites.com/2018/09/03/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-217-poisonpast/ https://puttingmyfeetinthedirt.com/2018/09/01/september-writing-prompts-2/

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SHORT LIFE OF A PRODIGAL

  At September sunrise the child was born He took his first breath on a chilly morn. He rested in peace on his mother’s arm Safe with a father to save him from harm. But for seventeen years  in rebellion … Continue reading

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LOOK AROUND

A TOUCH OF PERFECT IS EASILY FOUND Touch  –  Shiny Paint and Baby skin Smell  –   Coffee Perking and Pumpkin Spice Sight  –  Aurora Lights  and Tropical Fish Hearing  –  Hallelujah Chorus and Patty Cake Taste  –  Ripe Peach and … Continue reading

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