earthweal EWC — every atom…

Every atom gets its chance to be every thing. When the Chinese call it the 10,000 things, I thought it was just an expression to encompass all, no matter how many. What I know now is that the term is talking about opportunity rather than quantity. In the beginning, when atoms were trying to figure…

dVerse — MTB 230 — Outside my Door

Outside My Door The driveway’s wet sloping back ends at a green-fringed white-crystalled skirtthat traps tantalizing fragrance withinits folds. Trauma-stilled, crunchy stepsimprint on a swollen body that one daywill melt away to nothing but mud.   image link Grace is today’s host for dVerse’ Poetics. Grace says:The Writing Challenge: Write a poem utilizing either Personification…

Forever Chemicals Everywhere: What We Can Do — Zero-Waste Chef

Known as forever chemicals because these indestructible substances persist in the environment for millions of years, toxic PFAS are in our water. Because of this water contamination, they are in our crops. They are in our livestock. They lurk in the blood of nearly every American, including unborn babies. And they accumulate with each exposure.… Forever…

2021 MOVIE DRAFT- ROUND 1- PICK 10- MSJADELI SELECTS- ALIEN SERIES — slicethelife

(AKA Everything you always wanted to know about the Alien series but were afraid to ask.) 2021 Movie Draft- Round 1 Pick 10- MSJADELI selects- Series- Alien. MSJADELI’s blog Tao Talk can be found at –https://wordpress.com/read/blogs/131408541 This concludes Round 1- Round 2 will begin on Monday January 18th. The Series includes Alien (1979,) Aliens (1986,)…

#FF — Misfits

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson Once upon a time there was a Scottish boy who bounced around with his folks, an English boy abandoned by his teenage mother, and a London boy who started out by banging on noisy pieces of war rubble after his dad was blown up. The rough-hewn lads were looked at…

dVerse — Poetics 436 — This is not a cow skull

This is not a cow skull.It’s the fulfillment of a random outrageous request of a teenage son.It’s an item that caused a young clerk at Staples in a small town a challenge to prepare for shipping across the country.It’s an item that costed more to ship than to buy.It’s an item forementioned son wanted nothing…