Category Archives: Writing

either poems or short stories

Carrot Ranch: Ninety-nine Word Flash Fiction

Dayton Peace Accord: World Affair Participants began to line up for the parade. For some nations, there were only one or two participants; other contingents had larger groups, but all were dressed in their various ethnic costumes. Voices grew louder … Continue reading

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BP: A Sense of Place: The Mountains

The Haiku Foundation continues their weekly column, A Sense of Place, with the setting changing to the mountains. K.J. Munro still selects haiku based on the particular sense she is highlighting. For this series, she went with sight, hearing, taste, … Continue reading

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Carrot Ranch: a 99-word Flash Fiction

Elgin: A Cross-county Rival In the early sixties, it became common for smaller schools to consolidate into larger schools. My county was no different with several schools opting to consolidate. Not my school, however; our district chose otherwise! Elgin became … Continue reading

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Carrot Ranch: Flash Fiction 8/11/2018

Lone Ranger Going crazy, our cat saw something in the dark that she felt shouldn’t be in her territory. At first, I couldn’t see anything, but her night vision is better. But then I noticed the glint of dark eyes … Continue reading

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BP: A Sense of Place: The Shore

The Haiku Foundation started a new weekly column called A Sense of Place in July. It was to take poets back to their roots of haiku writing by concentrating on the senses. Kathy J. Munro chooses the haiku based on … Continue reading

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Carrot Ranch…A Yellow Tent

For All In Tents and Purposes (A Carrot Ranch 99-word Flash Fiction) The truck pulled up and parked on the side of the road. The two men climbed out of the truck. Arrayed in green shirts, khaki pants, boots, and … Continue reading

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Triathlon in a Month: Final week…

…plus a bit more as this incorporates the fourth week as well as the three days ending the month. With the last day of July now complete, this urban hiker achieved her goal and a bit more. The original goal … Continue reading

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