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#MLMM Wordle #121 — Coming of Age

The Wordle Challenge is to write a story with the following words.  Not easy to do! 1. Creole 2. Alcohol 3. Dredge 4. Gravitation 5. Deplorable 6. Afterthought  7- Materialize 8. Newlywed  9. Mystical  10. Groundskeeper  11. Wooden Box  12. Resplendent image link Isadora Gaspard was born and raised in Chalmette, Louisiana, which was more… Continue reading #MLMM Wordle #121 — Coming of Age

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MLMM — Sunday Writing Prompt “Collage Prompt #44” — The Soothsayer

The quote “These mountains you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb.” Najwa Zebian mindlovemisery hosts the Sunday Writing Prompt and says: What is the underlying theme? What’s the story here? The overarching emotions? If you like you can read them like panels in a comic strip it’s up to you how your interpret… Continue reading MLMM — Sunday Writing Prompt “Collage Prompt #44” — The Soothsayer

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Saturday Mix – Sound Bite, 16 February 2019! — May Day in Greenscomb

Queen Guinevere's Maying, by John Collier Weejars is the host of Mindlovemiserys Menagerie's Saturday Mix. Weejars says: This week we are hearing things, as we explore the use of ONOMATOPOEIA. You will need to use the THREE onomatopoeic words in your response – which can be poetry or prose. Our three words, using onomatopoeia are:… Continue reading Saturday Mix – Sound Bite, 16 February 2019! — May Day in Greenscomb

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MLMM — Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, February 13th 2019, cherry blossom

  Chèvrefeuille is our host of Heeding Haiku. Chèvrefeuille says: This week I read the first cherry blossom forecast of Japan and the first cherry blossoms have started to bloom in Japan. The cherry blossom forecast stays on until end of May 2019 by the way. This week’s theme / prompt is therefore CHERRY BLOSSOM… Continue reading MLMM — Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, February 13th 2019, cherry blossom

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Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, February 6th 2019, sundown

Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, February 6th 2019, sundown Mindloves Misery Menagerie's Chèvrefeuille says: Welcome at a new episode of Heeding Haiku With … MLMM’s feature about haiku and haibun. As you all (maybe) know I am hosting my own website at blogger.com and this month we are creating Tan Renga. Tan Renga is a short chained… Continue reading Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, February 6th 2019, sundown

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Tale Weaver #208 – Collapse –31st January

Michael is the host of Mindlove's Misery Menagerie for today's Tale Weaver.  Michael says: This week consider the notion of collapse. What does it mean to you? Intro:  When I think of collapse I think of the end point in a temporal deterioration. In order to have a temporal deterioration, it suggests a structure of… Continue reading Tale Weaver #208 – Collapse –31st January

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MLMM Heeding Haiku with Chèvrefeuille — HAWK

This week's Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie's Heeding Haiku with Chèvrefeuille has the inspirational prompt of hawk. i Perched, her red tail wags, head swiveling to decide which snow drift to glide. ii Brown wings glide over white drifts; talons clutch the hare; sub-zero dinner. iii Winter hawk calls in the morning; there will be grief in snowy… Continue reading MLMM Heeding Haiku with Chèvrefeuille — HAWK

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MLMM The Promised Skull

NEKNEERAJ of Mindlovesmisery Menagerie Photo Challenge has asked for a poem or story to go with the above image.  I went with a free-form poem. Long I survey, with hollowed eyes, rubbled landscape, cloudless skies. Humans going to and fro, I watch and wait, through rain and snow. You said you'd come back, swore your… Continue reading MLMM The Promised Skull

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#MLMM Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, January 23rd 2019, skating

Chevrefeuille is the host today and says: Your task is to create a haiku or haibun themed “skating”. Try to create a haiku following the classical rules (short moment, seasonword, cuttingword, 5-7-5 syllables and interchangeable first and third line) and your haibun may count a maximum of 150 words. Have fun! i Steel blades clip… Continue reading #MLMM Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, January 23rd 2019, skating

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MLMM Wordle Bonus — Dragonballs Live

image link Mindlove's Misery Menagerie's bonus Wordle for the day is:  “For the love of words!” There was quite a list of words offered, over 100, where we were challenged to write a story with as many of them as possible.  I wrote one with the following 33 words: zephyr, yarrow, yield, xenolith, watercourse, wisteria, vestigial,… Continue reading MLMM Wordle Bonus — Dragonballs Live