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Townes VanZandt –Magic of the Ordinary

image link "Sorrow and solitude, these are the precious things And the only words that are worth remembering." ~ Townes Van Zandt * "I don’t envision a long life for myself. Like, I think my life will run out before my work does, y’know? I’ve designed it that way." ~ Townes Van Zandt   Townes… Continue reading Townes VanZandt –Magic of the Ordinary

dverse · love · poetry · relationships

They Say…

image link They say hearts are meant to be broken. They say once broken it's tougher than before. They say if you don't love, your heart will turn to stone. You'll curl up into a corner, wither, and die. They are talking about romantic love. They are talking about erotic love. * Go out there,… Continue reading They Say…


Daily Fun 3

Rory's Daily Fun 3 Name Three … Three of your childhood books? White Fang, Gulliver's Travels, The Invisible Man Three of your best memories? As a child: going to the beach in the summer, Riding mini-bikes and go-carts, Christmas at Grandma and Grandpa's Things that are yellow and triangular? Yield signs, yellow triangles, symbols for… Continue reading Daily Fun 3

Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · fiction · Word of the Day Challenge

Punked Dining in the Dark on Naked Man

image link How's that for a riveting title?  I could write for National Enquirer, no problem.  What do you think of this as a new reality show? Have you heard of “dining in the dark”? It is said to be a way of stimulating all of the other senses to greater heights when a person's… Continue reading Punked Dining in the Dark on Naked Man

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YPQ #5 Blogger vs. Real-World

image link “Is there a ‘blogging-you’ who is different from the real-world you? If so, how are the two ‘yous’ different? How has the ‘blogging-you’ evolved since you first started blogging?” The blogging-me (Li) is a disembodied self that has a framework of likes, dislikes, beliefs, ways of writing, who chooses topics to write about,… Continue reading YPQ #5 Blogger vs. Real-World

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Florette to Incense

field of vervain -- image link Gina is the hostess at dverse this evening. She has asked us to consider the ordinary things in our lives that, “present themselves to make our lives a little easier and a lot happier.” An ordinary thing that has done just that for me has been incense. It makes… Continue reading Florette to Incense

Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · movie review · music · Word of the Day Challenge

“Roadkill” (1989) Bumps and Thumps

The Word of the Day Challenge is venturesome .  Fandango's One-Word Challenge is target . image link “Roadkill”, described as the first film in what has been called a loose 3-part trilogy, is a stand-alone story. There are no loose ends that need to be tied up, as the other two, “Highway 61” (1991) and… Continue reading “Roadkill” (1989) Bumps and Thumps

fiction · politics · short story

Madame Godiva’s Tent

image link Summer was coming to an end. The carnival always arrived at this time of year. Jax and the other seniors had been waiting for it all week, and Friday was finally here. Jax & Li, Barry & Michelle, Brad & Angelina, and Ben & Jerry all met up at Jax' house, then caravaned… Continue reading Madame Godiva’s Tent

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Night Brew

image link Fandango's One-Word Challenge (#FOWC) is special.  The Word Challenge of the Day is enrapture. She walked the fields and down by the stream all morning, then into afternoon, looking, smelling, and listening for her ingredients. With the ones she already had in her spice chest, there were only a few left to complete… Continue reading Night Brew