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BP: Haiku Dialogue–Finding peace and…

contemplation in worn, imperfect, and transient old things…cast iron kettle. This week’s photo prompt at the Haiku Foundation’s weekly column, Haiku Dialogue, was a cast iron kettle. Growing up in this pedometer geek’s household, there was a series of tea … Continue reading

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GBBS: A 99-Word Flash Fiction

This week over at Carrot Ranch ( http://www.carrotranch.com ), the prompt was to write a story about a cooking show in 99 words (no more, no less), and to go where the prompt took you. As a general rule, this … Continue reading

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BP: Haiku Dialogue (Contemplating Old Wagons, Etc.)

This week at the Haiku Foundation’s weekly column, Haiku Dialogue, the photo prompt was that of an old broken down wagon covered with vines; however, it wasn’t mandatory to use that particular image. Marietta McGregor, who is the column’s guest … Continue reading

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Not-So-Haute Couture: A 99-word Flash Fiction

This week at Carrot Ranch the prompt is write a 99 word (no more, no less) flash fiction on “the prom dress didn’t fit” and to go where the prompt takes the writer. To understand this prompt more fully, read … Continue reading

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BP: Haiku Dialogue–Contemplating the out-of-doors (Donkeys)

This week at the Haiku Foundation the Haiku Dialogue column was continuing the theme of finding peace and contemplation, in the great outdoors with curious donkeys (and there was a photo of donkeys included for inspiration), but Marietta McGregor, the … Continue reading

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Indigo Wings (When Pigs Fly): 99-word Flash Fiction

This week Charli Mills of Carrot Ranch ( http://www.carrotranch.com ) set the prompt as follows: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about a flight of pigs. It can be farm or fantasy-related. The idea can be … Continue reading

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Haiku Dialogue: Finding Peace and Contemplation…

…in a forest. This week’s Haiku Dialogue column at the Haiku Foundation https://www.thehaikufoundation.org was to write haiku about spending time in a forest. The editor, Marietta McGregor chose haiku from a global community of poets. From every continent except Antarctica, … Continue reading

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Aloysius At the Beach: 99-word Flash Fiction

This week over at Carrot Ranch ( https://www.carrotranch.com ), the prompt is to write a piece using the phrase stars in the sand in 99 words (no more, no less). It can be any genre including poetry. For this prompt, … Continue reading

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Aloysius’s Garden: A 99-Word Flash Fiction

This week over at Carrot Ranch (www.carrotranch.com) the prompt was to write about cacophony in 99 words (no more, no less). The word didn’t have to be used, but the piece needed to reflect it in some way. This pedometer … Continue reading

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BP: Presence #70

This pedometer geek writer received a copy of Presence, Issue #70 (July 2021) in the mail yesterday. It is a British haiku journal edited by Ian Storr, and the journal contains haiku, senryu, tanka, rengay, haibun, and more. It is … Continue reading

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