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#MM Music Challenge — “Nothing Compares to U,” written by Prince, covered by Chris Cornell

Jim Adams is the music-loving host of Mindlovemisery Menagerie's Music Challenge.  Jim says: The challenge today is to focus on [The Breakup Song by the Greg Kihn Band] and use it for a short story, a piece of flash fiction, or a poem that you can share with the WordPress writing community.   When I think… Continue reading #MM Music Challenge — “Nothing Compares to U,” written by Prince, covered by Chris Cornell

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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 Music Challenge — “For All We Know”

Jim Adams is the tune-slinging host of Mindlovemisery's Menagerie's Music Challenge.  Jim says: The challenge today is to focus on, "Just the Two of Us" and use it for a short story, a piece of flash fiction, or a poem that you can share with the WordPress writing community. We gotta go for all we… Continue reading #MM Music Challenge — “For All We Know”

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#MM Saturday Mix — Your love’s return

when quivered lines sigh stable when gentle breeze bare stirs when heart affirms its able when I rest among the ferns I'll sing, recall your fable as hawks fly o'er the trees I'm bound to you, a cable like blooms are bound to bees forgot is “wrong,” the label instead is love renewed return to… Continue reading #MM Saturday Mix — Your love’s return

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#MM Music Challenge — Steppenwolf erasure poem

Jim Adams is the far-seeing host of Mindlovemisery's Menagerie Music Challenge.  Jim says: The challenge today is to focus on ["Midnight at the Oasis," by Maria Muldaur] and use it for a short story, a piece of flash fiction, or a poem that you can share with the WordPress writing community. My favorite part of… Continue reading #MM Music Challenge — Steppenwolf erasure poem

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#MM Saturday Mix — Only $5!

My roomie in college's combination of impulsiveness and kind-heartedness, in retrospect, led to the worst and best days of my life. The day we walked down to the convenience store and saw the cutest little red-headed girl sitting on the curb with a rattling, scratching box, Mimi couldn't resist the tiny mutt pup for “only… Continue reading #MM Saturday Mix — Only $5!

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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 Music Challenge — Mr. Fantasy ripples…

Jim Adams is the dependable host of Mindlovemisery Menagerie's Music Challenge.  Jim says: The challenge today is to focus on “Dear Mr. Fantasy,” by Traffic, written by Jim Capaldi, Steve Winwood, and Chris Wood, and use it for a short story, a piece of flash fiction, or a poem that you can share with the… Continue reading #MM Music Challenge — Mr. Fantasy ripples…

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#MM Music Challenge — I Understand

Jim Adams is the dedicated host of Mindlovemisery's Menagerie's Music Challenge.  Jim says: The challenge today is to focus on [Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood] and use it for a short story, a piece of flash fiction, or a poem that you can share with the WordPress writing community. I really like this song,… Continue reading #MM Music Challenge — I Understand

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#MM — Saturday Mix — Cry from the darkness

Cry from the Darkness When all that is is up for profit A call for prophet needs pierce the sky Tortured, twisted souls will never rest Until wrest from darkness by the light   https://youtu.be/81MEDY6ycyU     Sarah Weejars is the host of Mindlovemisery's Menagerie's Saturday Mix.  Sarah says: This week we are seeing double… Continue reading #MM — Saturday Mix — Cry from the darkness