Tag Archive: aging

99 word #prompt : luggage

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If you want to participate, here’s the link:  https://carrotranch.com/2018/07/27/july-26-flash-fiction-challenge/ July 26, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about what happens next to a stranded suitcase. Go where the… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Annual poke and grope

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The annual poke and grope (aka Yearly Physical) becomes a bit more complicated after 65.   It’s never a good idea to have one of these if you’re seeing a new doctor. But when… Continue reading

JOELLE’S TALES: FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH #TMAT120 #WRITING #PROMPT FOR MAY 2018

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PLEASE participate It isn’t as much fun as trampling roaches, but a lot less messy.   TELL ME A TALE IN 120 WORDS     Welcome to May 3.   Today’s prompt is:  Tell me a… Continue reading

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 37 – SMOKE & VEIL

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Sunset casts a veil, smoky clouds once glistened white under bright blue skies. At dusk, our mirror reveals only what we wish to see.      

One liner Wednesday: Ruminations of an aging hippie

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Wonder how much better off I would’ve been had I not cashed out my retirement plan for those Metallica tickets 25 years ago? <_><_><_> If you want to participate in one-liner Wednesday,  here’s the… Continue reading

Pity Parties

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Originally posted on Ramblings of a crazy old lady:
I have been emotionally recuperating from my 3 year stint with the great con-artist. I finally gave her a 30 day notice to vacate.…

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm ( a not-quite-right #poem )

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As I walk through the forest of my life unraveling the brambles of my thoughts, questions passing through a weary mind, look toward another year of drought. . The machete of a brain… Continue reading

#WQWWC – #Writer’s Quote Wednesday #Writing Challenge – “Farewell”

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Every second of our lives we say farewell.  It flows past us like the air we breathe on a calm, ordinary day.  We travel to work 5000 times, spend the day making a… Continue reading

#WQWWC – #Writer ’s Quote Wednesday #Writing Challenge – “Rebirth”

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Write-birth I took a test.  Seems like a simple concept, but this test was part of a college course for people majoring in Vocational Rehabilitation.  It was meant to help us learn how… Continue reading

Hindsight

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  Ghosts linger in a spider web past,  light reflecting in the black moonlight of a shimmering night. . Sparkles the dawn of yesterday’s hope, life’s delicate porcelain  broken on reality’s floor.