A cat and a cuppa tea

A big comfy chair and cuppa tea Grandma’s quilt a snug cocoon about my legs Well-loved pen held easy in aging fingers Blank paper thirsty for my bard’s ink Words swirl and spin around my head Fanciful yarns and chilling mysteries Feline companion, most enigmatic of all mysteries Catnip and lemon tea Soft fur to […]

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100 Word Challenge: Pen

I always tell myself when I have an idea for a story that I’ll remember it, that I don’t have to jot it down. I read a word that tantalizes me and I think, I won’t/can’t forget such a delicious word… but I do. I finally began listening more closely to the voices in my […]

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You don’t know, what you don’t know

Previously: Paisley, rosemary, and time Alone in a gloomy room, furnished with a graffiti-etched table and four stained office chairs, Paisley sat the table with a can of flat soda and a bag of stale potato chips. Across the room from her was a large one-way mirror. Watching the girl was a homicide detective and […]

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100 Word Challenge: No means O

It has been almost a year to the day that I last replaced the protective silicone keyboard cover for my laptop computer. I had worn a hole in the cover over the letter “a,” My guess was that it was my favorite letter. Last week I had to replace my cover again. Only this time, there […]

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100 Word Challenge: Novel

hawk in flight

I started an adventure yesterday, something I haven’t attempted in four years… I didn’t realize it had been that long until I typed that out. Anyway… I’m making my best attempt at NaNoWriMo. For the uninitiated, the acronym stands for: National Novel Writing Month. It’s this crazy idea to write 50,000 words during the whole month […]

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100 Word Challenge: Run-on sentence

train rails

I’m six hours late posting this week’s prompt and I’m still trying to figure out what word to give you all. So, let’s have a little fun this time. When I was in high school, I was a bit of an English geek. I had a group of friends who would diagram sentences for fun. We […]

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100 Word Challenge: Demon


Recently I purchased a Tibetan Spinning Meditation Ring. I have my doubts that it is actually from Tibet (it shipped from Port Charlotte, FL) and doubts on whether having it will mystically make meditation meaningful for me (I can’t seem to make my brain shut down long enough to think about ‘nothing’) but it’s a very […]

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