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Ronovan Writes poetry challenges: Décima : Gift. Haiku : Foolish.

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THE QUICK DESCRIPTION OF HOW TO WRITE A DÉCIMA: There are 10 lines of poetry that rhyme. 8 syllables per line. There is a SET RHYMING PATTERN we must stick to. ABBAACCDDC OR  two stanzas of ABBA/ACCDDC. Décima … Continue reading

Christmas party : Work version

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If you’ve read my posts for a few months, you know there are a few (hundred) things I don’t like.  Among those gems of inconsequential 1st world irritants are: People who don’t like… Continue reading

Senseless Sarcasm : Waiting

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My brain has returned.  I wish it were still on vacation. After a mental exercise I call, “You’re going to get fired for sure,” I’m up at 4 in the middle of the… Continue reading

Walking history book

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I just read an article about a 74 year old woman earning her degree in anthropology alongside her granddaughter. I’d love to get a master’s degree in my field, but there’s one problem. … Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Starting over

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I wrote a post this morning, but it isn’t funny, so I have to start over.   Again, I’m staring at a blank screen… …and staring. Nothing else to do but look at the… Continue reading

Senseless Sarcasm : Request

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No, I don’t want money.  Yes, a few million $$$ would be nice right now, but it’s not the point of this mostly pointless post. What I want is my brain back.   If… Continue reading

99 word prompt : never dreamed

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December 10, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about something a character never dreamed would happen. The situation can be fortuitous, funny, or disappointing. Go where the… Continue reading

RONOVAN WRITES : Knock

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Décima  (8 syllables, 10 lines, rhyme pattern: abbaaccddc) Today’s Décima challenge is the word KNOCK.  This word must be one of the A line words. Then the other A line(s) word(s) must rhyme with KNOCK. For instructions about… Continue reading

Vignette’s of life.

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All it takes is a nudge, and a memory is expelled into the world like a cat’s hairball. My dad owned a moving company in the 1950’s (aka one moving truck and anyone… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Life story

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In one of those not-quite-awake moments, who hasn’t thought, “Why don’t I write an autobiography?” After looking at a blank page for a few minutes, I wrote exactly 19 words: I was born,… Continue reading