Category Archives: Photo Writing Prompt

The Flash

She struggled with the flash. Honestly, these technological things were so hard. So frustrating. Why wasn’t there a fella in her life to take care of these hard things for her? She wanted to throw the whole contraption out the … Continue reading

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It’s May

So here’s the thing. It’s May. The merry month of May. The grass is greener, the flowers scent the air, the light hangs about later in the day, and all those aches and pains the cold weather brought on have … Continue reading

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Chicks

Things I saw on a recent road trip: hundreds of geese – some with chicks, magpies, meadowlarks, fresh snow, eroded red sandstone in astounding shapes, green fields with ample water, mountain valleys and farms, a small college in a small … Continue reading

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Just Add Water

I can never water my trees enough. It’s the desert where I live. I’ve killed many trees because I didn’t water them enough. So when my peach tree started looking peaked I asked the tree doctor what was wrong with … Continue reading

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Stop, Drop, and Write

New rule: no more driving the car in a creative trance. No more writing scenes in your head about fictional people while behind the wheel. That means, when inspiration hits, I have to pull over somewhere, stop the car, type … Continue reading

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Waltz

Many decades ago, when I was in high school, we learned to waltz and square dance in P.E. class. Dancing was deemed that essential by the school system. There I was, a very tall girl, prancing about the gym floor … Continue reading

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Dance

There’s that certain Taylor Swift song – you know the one – that makes me jump up and dance. I can’t stay where I belong when that beat begins. My old bones respond to the rhythm in ways I can’t … Continue reading

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The Camera

Now everybody has a camera in their pocket 24/7. But I still like to go places with my big camera strapped around my neck. It protects me from a lot of small talk, which I’m not good at. I can … Continue reading

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Paradise

She’s wandering about the country looking for paradise. Someplace where the sky is clear enough to see the Milky Way. Someplace where there aren’t many people around, but civilization isn’t hard to find. Someplace where the view out the window … Continue reading

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Jump Rope

She jumped rope in the living room, twacking the carpet over and over with the rope, unleashing dust motes that glinted in the sun that streamed through the windows. Five minutes. Ten minutes. After fifteen minutes she finally stopped jumping. … Continue reading

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