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Sing

Sing of retreating darkness, Sing of light, Sing of buds Bursting yellow. Sing of birds Singing themselves home. Sing of blue air and warm sun, Sing of life. Please leave a comment with your first 50 words on the topic … Continue reading

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Start

Writing is like playing. You’re slouched on the couch, bored. You can’t figure out what to do next. Get up, go where your writing tools are, pick a word and start. Make a choice, pick a color. Just start. Write … Continue reading

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Funny

So I went to this: Wisdom Sharing. Gloria Steinem told a story about Alice Walker being at her apartment for the weekend. Gloria wondered what her cat would be like if it was as big as Gloria herself. Alice answered, … Continue reading

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Saddest

Once she learned how to use those sad eyes on her mom, she ruled the house. It was the saddest parenting situation I’d ever seen. A baby having her way with an immature young mother, neither of them capable of … Continue reading

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Happiest

He was social and smiling as a child, but as he grew older he was happiest when he was alone. He didn’t like being touched and was hesitant to hug his aunts and uncles. It used to hurt me. I … Continue reading

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A New Dawn

She stood at the window, waiting the last few moments for the coffee to be ready. A spectacular new dawn made her drawn in her breath and stare in wonder. Perhaps it would be a better day. A day of … Continue reading

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Start Here

Feel like you’re wandering through a swamp when it comes to writing? I invite you to start here, with a daily loosening up by challenging yourself to respond to my random writing practice prompt. Put a few words here (you … Continue reading

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Shoes

Red cowboy boots. Grade 3. I loved those boots. I wore them so long I had to walk on my heels to keep my toes from hurting because I’d outgrown them. I felt tough in those shoes. I was Annie … Continue reading

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The Colors

Cottonwood leaves flash bright yellow in the fall. The colors are stunning and beautiful. But have you ever taken a close look at those yellowing leaves? While they are their brightest, the leaves are soft and velvety. Sensuous to the … Continue reading

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Migratory

Lots of bird pass this way on migratory routes between somewhere up north and their destination down south. The most spectacular are the sandhill cranes. It’s a favorite pastime in the fall to head out to the wetlands, the corn … Continue reading

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