Palmar Reflex

Thomas Leuthard / Foter.com / CC BY Exclamation points, Question marks, Notes in the margins Are all that she left to me. No baby book entries, No photos, No memories. I grasp at her mind. A newborn’s hand clinging still. Submitted to this week’s Trifextra challenge: 33 of your own words inspired by the featured picture.

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The First Time I Saw…. Trifextra Challenge

The First Time I Saw… Tilt of your smile, Black of your hair, Lilt of your walk, Depth of your stare– Heat filled me up All else a blur But this I knew: You are him. I’m her.   A response to: This week’s Trifextra challenge.  This week we are asking you to count syllables. […]

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Mt. Tabor #NaBloPoMo

Mt. Tabor

Mt. Tabor Eruptions all morning Hot lava and sass We walk round the volcano Find quiet at last? Complaints and disruption She protests each step Green flows down the hillside We gasp, find our breath. Word count: 33 There is a dormant volcano in the middle of our city. It has trails, a playground, a […]

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Be Productive! Three Easy Steps

Three things in work are essential. The first is Facebook: turn it off. The second is Twitter: turn it off. The third is WordPress: turn it off. Here’s the challenge: This weekend we are asking you to play around with the following quote: Three things in human life are important. The first is to be […]

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Summer in 33 Words

Sunset Sunrise Quilt

Summer Reverie A margarita! That’s what I want: To lounge poolside Watching the light Blend the sky– Cotton candy pink Spiked with Mandarin orange And a splash of purple. Clouds on the rim. Then stars. This post was an entry for the Trifextra Weekend Challenge: “This weekend we’re asking you to describe summer in your […]

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