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Movies, Movies, Movies! #52 – September 29, 2020

Welcome to another installment of Movies, Movies, Movies! Today is the 52nd installment of the feature. If Covid-19 hadn't interrupted it the one-year anniversary would have been on 9/3 instead of the end of the month.  It doesn't feel like over a year has gone by since starting Movies, Movies, Movies!  Maybe because I enjoy… Continue reading Movies, Movies, Movies! #52 – September 29, 2020

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dVerse — haibun — day schemes, moon dreams

  As Autumn weather cools things down in the Northern hemisphere, woodpeckers get ravenous and attack the silent suet cakes with increased vigor. Unfortunately, their enthusiasm has been more keen than usual this year as they look for tasty snacks they imagine are hiding in the wood siding of the house. They may be doing… Continue reading dVerse — haibun — day schemes, moon dreams

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dVerse — Protest — pearl dust

Fine precious pearl, a gift divineyou've crushed like dirt beneath your boot;Stole innocence, oft' hidden crime on precious pearl, a gift divine. You're fouler than leaked toxic slime,forgot, remembered in the booksby precious pearl, a gift divine,now dust like dirt 'neath heaven's boot. Then comes a whirling in the airthat gathers sparkles from the dirt.Sweet… Continue reading dVerse — Protest — pearl dust

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#FF — Harvest

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson WARNING:  may not be suitable for squeamish readers Rats gnawing. Stabbing pain. Falling forever. Maniacal laughter. Trevor woke with a splash, teeth chattering enough to chip his caps, in a tub he didn't recognize. The water was ice cold – and pink. Head fuzzy, he cast about to orient. White… Continue reading #FF — Harvest

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dVerse — Ekphrastic — Catrin Welz-Stein — Rose

Rose --fragrant, ruffled,posing, light-catching, captivating,blooming, immortal, unobtainable, hungry,luring, piercing, draining,cursed, regretful,phantasm.     I chose to write a diamante form poem.  Thank you, Lillian, for this prompt and thank you to Catrin for her mesmerizing artwork.  Please click on Catrin's name below to see more of her work. Lillian is today's host of dVerse.  Lillian… Continue reading dVerse — Ekphrastic — Catrin Welz-Stein — Rose

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Movies, Movies, Movies! #51 – September 22, 2020

Welcome to another installment of Movies, Movies, Movies! Capone (2020) Starring: Tom Hardy, Linda Cardellini, Matt Dillon, Noel Fisher (Mickey from Shameless!), Kyle MacLachlan, and others Director: Josh TrankGenres: biopic, criminal, historySynopsis: Tom Hardy plays Al Capone (aka Fonse) where he has gotten out of prison, is suffering the debilitating effects of long-term syphilis and… Continue reading Movies, Movies, Movies! #51 – September 22, 2020

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The Monday Peeve 54 — WEAR A MASK!

    My peeve is about the hot topic of masks and social distancing. At the cat shelter where I volunteer with my son and DIL everyone on our shift wears masks -- except one. She is a key person in the org as the "cat care manager" that coordinates all medical maintenance (pills, ointments,… Continue reading The Monday Peeve 54 — WEAR A MASK!

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Haikai Challenge #157: Autumn Equinox (Shunbun)

Autumn Equinox' Color ClockBlue globe ticks a notchgreens splash to orange and redYellow heat turns down   Equinox Set ChangeBlue mirrored ripplesOnce framed with green are now brownSwans swim a new pond   Autumn HarvestHungry red squirrelPine nuts, sunflower seeds, pears Wrens eat fat spiders   Images:orange and red leavesswansred squirrel Frank J. Tassone is… Continue reading Haikai Challenge #157: Autumn Equinox (Shunbun)