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#Haikai Challenge #141: Justice and dVerse OLN — Blue Death

  Minneapolis: land of white snow and dark hearts – one more chalked outline. * Means of movement for vehicular homicide – a reason to kill. * Persons of color, your mandatory choices: death, cage, tom, drugs, star. * With every badge comes training, fraternity – license to kill. * Blue eyes fear brown eyes… Continue reading #Haikai Challenge #141: Justice and dVerse OLN — Blue Death

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#SLS — “Put Your Records On,” by Corinne Bailey Rae

Jim Adams is the spicy host of Song Lyric Sunday.  Jim says: This week we have seasoning prompts Cinnamon/Mint/Parsley/Pepper/Rosemary/Sage/Salt/Thyme and hopefully this will leave a pleasant smell with all of us. Here are the “rules”: • Post the lyrics to the song of your choice, whether it fits the theme or not. If it does… Continue reading #SLS — “Put Your Records On,” by Corinne Bailey Rae

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#MM Saturday Mix — Your love’s return

when quivered lines sigh stable when gentle breeze bare stirs when heart affirms its able when I rest among the ferns I'll sing, recall your fable as hawks fly o'er the trees I'm bound to you, a cable like blooms are bound to bees forgot is “wrong,” the label instead is love renewed return to… Continue reading #MM Saturday Mix — Your love’s return

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George’s First Visit to USA

https://youtu.be/jenWdylTtzs   A few years ago younger son had asked me to buy him a gift subscription to Smithsonian Magazine. Since then they have sent me marketing materials to re-subscribe. When I saw the deal of $8 for a whole year of Smithsonian, which has some really good pictures I can use for collage after… Continue reading George’s First Visit to USA

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #137 — Platform and Cave

I turned the first two into acrostics and filled them out with aspects of each. The writer's platform is a framework to build your scaffolding for the story: Point of View – there is no story without a point of view Life – the story comes with how people, places, and things interact with each… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #137 — Platform and Cave

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Dr. Anthony Fauci Changes Trump’s Twitter Password

Dr. Anthony Fauci Changes Trump’s Twitter Password By Andy Borowitz March 13, 2020 Photograph by Drew Angerer / Getty WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Calling his action “in the interest of public health,” Dr. Anthony Fauci changed Donald J. Trump’s Twitter password on Friday. “This is something I’ve wanted to do for weeks,” Fauci told reporters. “I… Continue reading Dr. Anthony Fauci Changes Trump’s Twitter Password

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#MM Music Challenge — Steppenwolf erasure poem

Jim Adams is the far-seeing host of Mindlovemisery's Menagerie Music Challenge.  Jim says: The challenge today is to focus on ["Midnight at the Oasis," by Maria Muldaur] and use it for a short story, a piece of flash fiction, or a poem that you can share with the WordPress writing community. My favorite part of… Continue reading #MM Music Challenge — Steppenwolf erasure poem

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Thursday Inspiration 58 — Queen Mab and the Rains

Blue greeted the sky like a long-lost stranger, shoving the months-long blanket of clouds that seemed to have an infinite supply of rain to pour down on the land aside. Queen Mab's castle, Dreamstone, was made of multi-hued faerie stone. Dreamstone was built in the time of The Crones and stood at the top of… Continue reading Thursday Inspiration 58 — Queen Mab and the Rains

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Novelty Song Friday #11 — “Bubbles in the Wine,” by Dex Dubious

15 remixes by today's hottest underground DJs, Lawrence Welk like you've never heard before. 'A preposterous idea? Absolutely. But that's what makes the set so charming. This concept should not work, but it does - in a very quirky Playboy mansion pool party way.' - Billboard. "Dance of a peppy chill-out variety reigns here, which… Continue reading Novelty Song Friday #11 — “Bubbles in the Wine,” by Dex Dubious