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DRAWING A BLANK

This Page This Blank Page This Spotless, Blank, White Page Why is it so terrifying? So intimidating? So daunting?

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KALAALLIT NUNAAT – Man In The Icicle

  Winter Dissolving crystalline crust decomposing evaporating

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WINDOW TO (AN)OTHER WORLD

A Daily Post Photo Challenge – inspired by a recent accidental photo taken from a Chicago hotel room window…   Dusk nosedives, hits street below Twilight flaunts a brave new world Should I stay or should I go?  

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VALENTINES DAY IS NOT JUST FOR LOVERS

One homemade heart trimmed in frilly, white lace, One arrow, one promise of a sweet, warm embrace… Once it’s notched, drawn, and trained on his chosen bullseye, Cupid first blows a kiss, and then lets it ~~~ fly ~~~

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ODE TO RESILIENCE

Words fail to make the leap from grey matter to tapping finger tips on keys they say “It’s because of Mercury” they say “the planet is retrograde” they say “that makes it a poor time for all forms of communication” … Continue reading

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MOURNING in the MORNING

Mourning in the morning  is more difficult than at night since your ghost is visible in the daylight, said the woman, hands folded, as if reciting a prayer, to the aide sliding a comb through her once shiny, thick hair. You know you can’t hide inside that disguise! She … Continue reading

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BE MY VALENTINE

One homemade heart trimmed in frilly, white lace… One arrow, one promise of a sweet, warm embrace… Once it’s notched, drawn, and trained on his chosen bullseye, Cupid first blows a kiss, and then lets it ~~~ fly ~~~

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