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Six-Word Memoirs and Other Short Items

I’ve seen these around, and I’d like to try one. Filled with fear, I love much. Today’s Daily Poem to act justly   to treat fairly or adequately   to show due appreciation for   to acquit in a way … Continue reading

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Heart opens Birds tweet Sweeter than the radio No barrier Creativity We Are the Stories We Tell and the Stories We Don’t Tell.–My Husband’s Sweethearts, Bridget Asher s Asher, Bridget (2008-08-19). My Husband’s Sweethearts (p. 225). Random House Publishing Group. … Continue reading

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Brand New Key

Today’s prompt is about roller skates, and since Jimmy Fallon just did “Brand New Key” so epically, i needed to post this video. (You’ll get to see Melissa McCarthy do her thing too.) Watch Jimmy while he’s lipsyncing–his gestures are … Continue reading

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I Remember…

I remember how much I loved books I remember walking around the library I remember stacks of books that I carried home I remember carrying them back to their home I remember the first time I went in a bookstore … Continue reading

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I Am a Purple Zebra

I could have been a yellow elephant; I could have been a red zombie Eating brains from everyone I saw; I could have been all kinds of things If it weren’t for one problem– I am a purple zebra.   … Continue reading

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The Mathematics of Love

She divided her life in half She wanted to multiply her joys and subtract her sorrows Leaving the answers no amount of logic will explain. The equation is love + faith = me. If logic means anything to the world, … Continue reading

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Sitting and Waiting

You don’t just think about bad things. You ignore all the wires and paraphernalia And focus on the part of your loved one Still present in the midst of all the pain.   You don’t worry about the anger and … Continue reading

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Why are politicians not the way they are at home when they’re running for office? We see them in pictures playing with babies Shaking hands and giving autographs We hear them talking big talk in speeches No one can really … Continue reading

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Love in a Used Bookstore

  The bell hanging on the door rang As a young woman came in the door. She sniffed delicately as she entered the used book store “How I love the smell of old books!” She walked to the desk where … Continue reading

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Make a Wish

I wish I could make chocolate cake that had no calories or anything bad for anyone who might eat it. Moist, pure chocolate without anything to take away from it. I wish I could. I know people who never met … Continue reading

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