Just the spot

The planter near the gate
Is just the spot
For a red geranium.

The bright red blossoms
Work their greeting magic
All summer long.

Welcoming visitors to
The house behind the gate
To conversation and tea.

Please leave a comment with your first 50 words on the topic “just the spot.”


Author: Virginia DeBolt

Writer and teacher who writes blogs about web education, writing practice, and pop culture.

2 thoughts on “Just the spot”

  1. This was just the spot. An owl hooted somewhere in the forest around him. Marcus started to dig. It was heavy going; the sodden earth was compact, cloying and resisted. Just like Tricia! Far from being an easy lay, she had fought back. Marcus pushed the corpse into the hole.

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