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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 – Opposing Forces

like dawn you crept in to mend these cracks with golden light this vessel again fit to hold a promise fulfilled with love's elixir drinking in brightest noon, thirsting as we entwined in toasts day waned and midnight fell, our restored cups clattering evermore breaking our once cupped hearts into red glittering shards that left… Continue reading #MM Saturday Mix – Opposing Forces

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#MM Saturday Mix — Rhyme Time — lived to tell

Pulsebell unquelled when she smelled what cave dwelled. She did yell. Lived to tell.   The Septolet is a poem consisting of seven lines containing fourteen words with a break in between the two parts. Both parts deal with the same thought and create a picture.     Sarah is the host of Mindlovemisery Menagerie's… Continue reading #MM Saturday Mix — Rhyme Time — lived to tell

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#MM Saturday Mix – Double Take — karmic comedy

On the hill lived a maiden so fair To her father her suitors paid fare Highest bidder most foul Fowl that crowed and then howled Grandpa's grandkids had feathers not hair! Sarah is the host of Mindlovemisery Menagerie's Saturday Mix.  Sarah says: This week we are seeing double with ‘Double Take’.  The ‘Double Take’ challenge… Continue reading #MM Saturday Mix – Double Take — karmic comedy

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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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#MM Saturday Mix – Mad About Metaphor — Sunshine Sláinte

Marcy was raised in a home where alcohol consumption was standard practice for the adults at every family gathering. The men seemed to have a preference for whiskey and beer, and the women enjoyed their vodka, tequila, and wine. The adults seemed to have a lot of fun while consuming their alcoholic beverages, laughing and… Continue reading #MM Saturday Mix – Mad About Metaphor — Sunshine Sláinte

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#MM — Saturday Mix – Rhyme Time — The queen of neither here nor there

"The angel of the birds" by Franz Dvorak (1862-1927) It happened once I don't know where Perhaps a dream I know 'twas fair About an heir who played in air Around her flew two doves, a pair At night they slept in a tree, a pear With moonlight blankets of silver flair Morning flood sunlight… Continue reading #MM — Saturday Mix – Rhyme Time — The queen of neither here nor there

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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 — Storm’s End

The ship danced over the undulating waves of the ocean. As the dolphin played hide and seek in its wake. We knelt on the saltwater slick deck with a notion Prayed land-ho before the wild hurricane spake The captain in the wheelhouse was lashed to it fast Reconciled he'd go down with her, good Captain… Continue reading #MM Saturday Mix — Storm’s End

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#MM Saturday Mix — The Cut of His Jib

Some fine ladies, fool or wise, Measure a man by the hue of his eyes. Some women judge, by moon or by sun The silhouette of his tushy buns Others scream at the sheen to his wavy hair While his smile can lay their wild passions bare Some go by legs, others by hands, I… Continue reading #MM Saturday Mix — The Cut of His Jib