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Haiku Dialogue: Weathered wall

This week’s theme at the Haiku Foundation’s Haiku Dialogue was weathered wall, and this pedometer geek writer was gratified that the editor of the column, Craig Kittner, chose the haiku I submitted. weathered fence apple blossoms poke through the slats … Continue reading

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Flash: A 99-word Flash

Normally this pedometer geek writes only one 99-word (no more, no less) flash piece for the Carrot Ranch prompt, but this prompt about aging resonates with me. Here is a second contribution. Flash Flash is our cat. Born in April, … Continue reading

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Room 112: A 99-word flash story

This week’s prompt over at Carrot Ranch: in 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about gender. It can be fixed or fluid. Explore the topic on your own terms and open your mind to possibilities and understanding. … Continue reading

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Oak Ridge Girls: A 99-word Story

Oak Ridge Girls Newspaper advertisements across the country said that a new firm was looking for young women to work in a factory in Tennessee. The job description was vague, but housing was supplied. Girls from the Midwest flocked to … Continue reading

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A Different Point of View: 99 flash fiction

Using the same Carrot Ranch prompt of looking back, this pedometer geek wrote another 99-word (no more, no less) flash fiction. A Different Point of View Annie still shows up in his dreams. Looking back to his junior year, Dave … Continue reading

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Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction: Into the Dark

Snow Vacation On that first weekend in December, our family decided to spend a few days at our mountain cabin. We were excited to spend a last weekend away before winter. Flakes fell, becoming a blizzard, and soon we were … Continue reading

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BP–A Sense of Place: Hiking Trail

The Haiku Foundation has had a weekly column running for several months. It is moderated by K.J. Munro, a haiku poet from Canada. Called A Sense of Place, the column focuses upon haiku written about a particular place as seen … Continue reading

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