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dVerse — OLN 276 — Dotty Wotty

Dotty, November 2019 Caged, a curiosity for languid lookingPurring to deaf ears, playing to blind eyes,After years, she curled in the corner. Injected, tested, excised under gas,Waking and groggy under bright lightsAfter years, she shrank from human touch. Transferred to free-range and soft lightsSwirling tails and biting sleepsAfter years, she curled in highest cubby She… Continue reading dVerse — OLN 276 — Dotty Wotty

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#FF — Pink Princess

PHOTO PROMPT © C.E.Ayr December, a week before Christmas, she walked down the steps of the plane, her face embraced by warm tropical breeze. She looked skyward, thanking heaven for leading her here. “Taxi!,” a voice called. Taxi in Costa Rica meant a man on a trike that had a bench for two on the… Continue reading #FF — Pink Princess

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dVerse — 3 little words — The Feeder

She feeds them in a quiet place Where willows droop; they know her face. Her pail with net, cracked corn, sharp spear; Unsensed the trap, fins swim sans fear. Death strung on lace. Her zinnias smile when she returns, Their hungry sway in copper urns, The roses arch with ruby grace In trellised dance; they… Continue reading dVerse — 3 little words — The Feeder

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Movies, Movies, Movies! #54 – October 13, 2020

Welcome to another installment of Movies, Movies, Movies!  I finished S3 of Hinterland last night and cannot recommend this series more highly! The acting is superior, the plots are intricate, and the beauty of the country of Wales is shown in its full glory. Hoping that they make a S4. Check it out on netflix… Continue reading Movies, Movies, Movies! #54 – October 13, 2020

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2020 ALBUM DRAFT- ROUND 10 PICK 5- MSJADELI SELECTS- BONNIE RAITT- LUCK OF THE DRAW — slicethelife

https://www.youtube.com/embed/GAnT181JAcY?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent Oh, the agony it was picking the final choice. I will echo some of you in expressing regret for the ones not chosen. Very close contenders were Led Zeppelin, REM, Radiohead, The Rolling Stones, Joni Mitchell, CSNY, Gordon Lightfoot, and Steve Earle. Kerfe Roig, one of my blogmates, posted a Bonnie Raitt song yesterday… Continue reading 2020 ALBUM DRAFT- ROUND 10 PICK 5- MSJADELI SELECTS- BONNIE RAITT- LUCK OF THE DRAW — slicethelife

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dVerse — prosery — Starbaby

We look at him through the wrong end of the long telescope of Time. – from Hummingbird, by D.H. Lawrence Gerald was born at the seventh hour of the seventh day of the seventh month in the year of the dragon. Unlike his six siblings with blue eyes, Gerald's glittered like emeralds. He never cried… Continue reading dVerse — prosery — Starbaby

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Book Review — Day for Night by Stacey E. Bryan, published by Strange Fictions Press

  It was beautiful and sunny outside, belying the day’s ludicrous events. I was thinking about cigarettes for the first time in ten years while shock and denial held hands and started making out.  -- Day for Night, location 91 Rae, the protagonist in, “Day for Night,” is a former gymnast and former champion surfer… Continue reading Book Review — Day for Night by Stacey E. Bryan, published by Strange Fictions Press

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#Haikai Challenge #159/#160: Fall Foliage/Goose (Kari) — winged company

They waddle cushioned green feedbeds, nibbling new shootsin crisp autumn air.They rise as one, one pink dawn,Wings in formation, on the way...     The Aleutian Canada Goose is mostly a herbivore, and is a primary consumer. They eat: grasses, berries, sedges, aquatic vegetation, legumes, succulents, clover, cultivated grains, corn, wheat, barley, soybean, and seeds.… Continue reading #Haikai Challenge #159/#160: Fall Foliage/Goose (Kari) — winged company

cats · Doodads

Doodads — Shelby and Silver Lake with a bonus video at the end

As I'm going stir-crazy like so many others, today I decided to take a drive north, to a couple of my favorite places to visit.  It isn't only the destinations but the ride down country roads that don't see much traffic in the off season.  My first stop was the maze-faux-labyrinth at Cherry Point Farm… Continue reading Doodads — Shelby and Silver Lake with a bonus video at the end