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Tale Weaver #227 – Wedding – 13th June

Michael is the host of Mindlovemisery's Menagerie's Tale Weaver. Micheal says: So this week consider the notion of a wedding to be the topic for you to write about. Wedding is a word that is so full of myriad emotions that range from extreme joy to extreme dread. For me, the word wedding is synonymous… Continue reading Tale Weaver #227 – Wedding – 13th June

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Old Dogs

image link Fifty-year-old Phil had never tried mind-altering drugs before. Being on the anxious side, Phil preferred to choose moderation in all things. The idea of letting his mind go free scared Phil. His new girlfriend, Sunflower, was determined to pull Phil out of his shell, which he euphemistically called his comfort zone. You might… Continue reading Old Dogs

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Crystal Blue Persuasion

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay   The ivy-covered cottage rests Set in the clearing of green dale Where oxygen so thick lays low Black ink with woe will tell this tale Of the spirit in the mirror's Love for witch and thirst for freedom. How she dabbled to release him, With uttered spells and… Continue reading Crystal Blue Persuasion

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#FF — Abrupt Discoveries

PHOTO PROMPT © Ceayr Jerome and Cindy had been together for 25 years; Jerome had marriage aversion and liked things as-is. Cindy realized she needed to explore other options, one of which was Luis in the apartment below theirs. Jerome had never missed a day of work aside from his annual 2-week vacation – until… Continue reading #FF — Abrupt Discoveries

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MM Music Challenge — Teach Your Children Well

In college I was taught that a human being was a mesh of their biopsychosocial components. I believe this is true. I also believe that “social science” is inexact at best and actively harmful at worst. A person is a custom-designed, ever-changing, unique palette of biological influence (e.g. genes, chromosomes, physical attributes), psychological influence (e.g.… Continue reading MM Music Challenge — Teach Your Children Well

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Tale Weaver # 224 – Estrangement – May 23rd.

Michael is the host of Mindlovemisery's Menagerie's Tale Weaver. Michael says: This week I am asking you to explore the concept of estrangement. It happens to so many of us.We may be estranged from family, from children, from friends and the reasons can be obvious and they can be mysterious and frustrating. From the dictionary:… Continue reading Tale Weaver # 224 – Estrangement – May 23rd.

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dVerse — Limbo

Painting by Helen Acklam M is the host of dVerse today.  M says: So today, the prompt is Limbo – a word that has very different meanings. You need NOT incorporate both meanings, or even use the word itself – use a synonym, if it suits you.  Since it’s been a long month, try to keep it under 100 words.… Continue reading dVerse — Limbo

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Sunday Writing Prompt “The Vampire Charles Baudelaire” — Helleborus

Today, 5/2/19, I'm linking this poem to dVerse for OLN.   https://youtu.be/7b2VsXq2vx0 The Sunday Writing Prompt from Mindlovemisery Menagerie is to write poem, story, or create a work of art to the poem in the video.  I wrote this one today and it's a good fit for the prompt.  I will also include a collage… Continue reading Sunday Writing Prompt “The Vampire Charles Baudelaire” — Helleborus

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50 Word Thursday — That day at the river

Teresa and Kristian alternate Thursdays for this prompt.  Today Teresa hosts.  Teresa says: Rules: **Find the muse within the photo or line provided and follow where it leads. It can be a story, anecdote, poem. Anything! **Story must be between 50 and 250 words, in 50 word increments. **Link back to this post with the… Continue reading 50 Word Thursday — That day at the river

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dVerse — Cascade — Jones

image link Amaya is the host of dVerse today. Amaya says: Our prompt tonight asks you to incorporate the word “cascade”, or reflect on its metaphysical significance of a multi-level fall, or write a shape poem showing us a picture of a cascade. And, even though we’re not technically “Meeting the Bar” tonight with a… Continue reading dVerse — Cascade — Jones