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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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APRÈS HALLOWEEN

Anticipation builds when a decorate-able holiday approaches. Eggs are hung from trees, reindeer are bolted to roofs, carved jack-o-lanterns are set at the door. The decor reminds our salivary glands of  the marshmallow Peeps, chocolate-filled gold coins, and spiced pumpkin pie to … Continue reading

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THE HOUSE OF HANGING WORDS

Can you think of a better place than an entire house filled with books and art for a group of writers and artists to meet once a month to dive into craft? I can’t. Besides lending itself to good company, tasty nibbles, and an occasional … Continue reading

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