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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #139 and #MM Saturday Mix — My Transgressive Prescription

My Transgressive Prescription In our tribe, from birth we're taught Follow has its time and place Strength in herd will save your skin Bend the knee and serve with pride Safe we'll be, but are we free? Bound with threads of should and ought Shrug them, soon you'll find disgrace Couched in terms like bad… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #139 and #MM Saturday Mix — My Transgressive Prescription

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#MM Saturday Mix — Spring Symphony

Through the mesh screen Sifts gentle breeze Cats watch birdies Hopped feathered tease Call from the trees Chipmunks chirping Pine cone burping Red-tails lurking Death watch flirting To snatch 'ere flees Dandelion Dots are smilin As they're dyin 'Brellas flyin On warm breeze Sights sounds smells feels Spring charms and heals Pops wide soul squeals… Continue reading #MM Saturday Mix — Spring Symphony

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#MM — Saturday Mix — Love’s Return

  Love's Return Birds drift warm breezes, Calls echoing to each other, Then land on same branch. I listen for bells on sails Tinkling we'll be kissing soon. Clear skies, winds westward. My schooner flies towards harbor; Birds drift overhead. Bells tinkle like your laughter; Warm breezes touch like your sighs.   Sarah Weejars is… Continue reading #MM — Saturday Mix — Love’s Return

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#MM — Saturday Mix — Lucky Dip — pretty peonies

Pretty puffed pungent petals Prancing pirouetting primadonas Pastels, pompous pinks, Peeking, pouncing, Passels praying Proud, precocious Parades primping Precious pronouncements     Sarah is the host of Mindlovemisery Menagerie's Saturday Mix.  Sarah says: For this week’s Lucky Dip, I have reached into my mystery bag and pulled out a Tautogram. The topic is up to you! … Continue reading #MM — Saturday Mix — Lucky Dip — pretty peonies

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#MM — Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip — winter’s music

Hot tea and beer bread heat the morn Cracking ice screeched notes with foghorn Freezing lake channel Sounds seldom banal My flannel's Song is warm     Sarah is the host of Mindlovemisery Menagerie's Saturday Mix.  Sarah says: Welcome to the Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip, 25 January 2020! For this week’s Lucky Dip, I have… Continue reading #MM — Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip — winter’s music

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Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip — Games People Play

Games People Play games played by rules? design? join by choice? unknowing? exulting? losing? suffering? toy parts Sarah is the host of Mindlovemisery Menagerie's Saturday Mix.  Sarah says: [T]his week, I want you to write on a topic of your choice, using the challenge format of your preference. Choose one, or two, or all! It’s… Continue reading Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip — Games People Play

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#MM — Saturday Mix — Littlest Lions

  Graceful groomers, catnip crunchers Fastidious felines, Meow Mix munchers Leaping lithe, stalking sneaks Crouching carnivore, silences squeaks Day dreamers, dark darters 'Vian voyeurs, hairball hawkers Quiet companions, furry friends Sarah is the host of Mindlovemisery Menagerie's Saturday Mix.  Sarah says: For this week’s Lucky Dip, I have reached into my mystery bag and pulled… Continue reading #MM — Saturday Mix — Littlest Lions

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OctPoWriMo2019 Day 5 and MM Saturday Mix – Aperture

image by:  mk vecchitto I wander halls with many doors Of varied woods and endless cores The choice I make will not be forced On cosmic course.  On cosmic course I skip through one of oak that shines Am in a place of flowered vines Each bloom displays precise guidelines There will be fines! There… Continue reading OctPoWriMo2019 Day 5 and MM Saturday Mix – Aperture

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#MM– Saturday Mix – Resist

  They came to take Assange away. Ecuadorian embassy. A small grey man in evil's grip. He cried out then, “You must resist” The overlords and keep speech free Darkness croaked it would have today Serve fifty weeks for skipping bail Dismissed charge from other country? Melting candles of freedom drip Manning, Snowden, who's the… Continue reading #MM– Saturday Mix – Resist

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#MM Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip — tanka — Lilies in August

Lilies in August Caged underground to bright-petaled divas preening, their faces sunward. They call their many suitors, who crawl, run, and fly to them. Sarah is the host of Mindlovemisery Menagerie's Saturday Mix.  Sarah says: For this week’s Lucky Dip, I have reached into my mystery bag and pulled out a Tanka. The topic is… Continue reading #MM Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip — tanka — Lilies in August