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Today’s thought digression : 2734

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My lie for today:   If it were not for the fact that math is my nemesis, I’d be a rocket scientist. However… …if you think my math skills are bad, you haven’t… Continue reading

Techno Dreams

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If you have a dream that’s sort of a nightmare, is it a dream-mare? I wouldn’t recommend having one. They’re not quite right; sort of like crossing a rhino with a horse. Perhaps… Continue reading

Writing is the easy part

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My writing addiction didn’t begin with a bang.  It started with a whimper.  C‘mon, try a dose.  You’ll love it! 1979:  A mail-order course on writing books for children. 1983-84:  Two writing courses… Continue reading

Offensive Miners

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Originally posted on Butterfly Sand:
Warning!  This rant may include words that are not to everyone’s taste. Please exercise your discretion. They seem to be everywhere! And they are doing their mining under…

Ronovan Writes Décima Prompt : R-Evolution

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Ronovan Writes Décima Poetry Challenge Prompt No. 50: (DANCE) in the D rhyme line. 10 lines of poetrythat rhyme. 8 syllables per line. There is a SET RHYMING PATTERN:  ABBAACCDDC OR  two stanzas of ABBA/ACCDDC. If you… Continue reading

A question or few for writers

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I have a question or few for writers. Do you carry on conversations inside your head? If so, do you know what that part of your head is going to say? Do some… Continue reading

Senseless Tuesday Sarcasm : Tasteless

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Tuesday… the white bread of days.   There’s an actress with that stage name.  A 5-minute internet search shows she’s still alive.  Her oldest child is in her 50’s and her real name is… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Convoluted

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Every 6 months, our bodies endure that unnecessary torture. I call Daylight Slavings Time.  The fog in my cogs will continue for a month, as my brain struggles to accommodate. My better half… Continue reading

99 word prompt : a year later

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March 18, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that takes place a year later. It can be any year. Explore the past year or another significant passing… Continue reading

Language : A river of words

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    Language:  A river of words flowing from mouth to mind, a verbal sculpture. . Language tortures:  The never-ending drip… drip… dripping of acidity. “What’s wrong with you?  You’re making no sense!”… Continue reading