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Flash: Haiku

A few haiku about Flash: early morning before the alarm the cat ~Hedgerow #24 empty nesters still picking up toys, now the cat’s ~Bottlerockets #34, February 2016 no fear… blue jays nab peanuts despite the cat ~Brass Bell, February 2017 … Continue reading

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Hands Across the Years: A 99-word Flash

This pedometer geek has to admit that writing has taken a backseat to every other thing recently. Between working, volunteering, reading, and just being lazy (and day-to-day life), nothing has been produced writing-wise. Okay, one poem was written, and now … Continue reading

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Favorite Song…

Choosing my favorite song…I wish I could say I had just one favorite song of popular music.  Like favorite books, I have many favorite songs.  I’m not even sure that all of them are or were considered the popular songs … Continue reading

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In Honor of…

Memorial Day, several haiku and a poem commemorating young men and women serving in the military through the years. ruptured duck… listening to dad’s stories of Indo-China *** Memorial Day… the silence of white stones *** last deployment yellow ribbon … Continue reading

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Superhero Mom

I suspect every mother has at least one superpower. What that superpower for any particular mother is anyone’s guess. Further, there may even be a superhero suit lurking underneath the regular workaday clothes. It is only in retrospect that I … Continue reading

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The Mug

The mug…the other day, I finally, for the first time ever, used the mug. It was a present from my cousin Denny. We all received one from him along with other gifts from his sojourn to Hong Kong when he … Continue reading

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Memories and loss…

I have heard it said that the “second death” is the death of everyone who ever knew you, and in a sense, that it is sadder than the first because then the person will no longer be in anyone’s memories. … Continue reading

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