Monthly Archives: November 2011

Word of the Month November Prompt — Flamboyant

Once your smile made me feel like being adorned with a thousand tinkling, glittering jewels, being wrapped in silken strips of rainbow being whirled among the pealing, delirious giggles of a celestial reel until we landed bare in a heap … Continue reading

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Taste of Thanksgiving

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Here are photos of our feast.  My biggest disappointment . . . I forgot the cranberry sauce. Roasted asparagus with balsamic vinegar Cajun seasoned dressing Requisite mashed potatoes (yes, gravy too) Sweet potatoes with marshmallow topping Spoon bread, which is … Continue reading

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November 22, 1963

For Open Link Night at dVerse I want to ask a question.  Do you know where you were this day–November 22, 1963?  For some the answer will be a glimmer in their parents’ eyes.  For some it will be a … Continue reading

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dVerse Poetics Prompt

Sheila Moore and dVerse offer the prompt “change.”  I think many people would join her in saying they dislike change; I’m one of them.  Even so, there are times when I am all too happy to see change, and drastic … Continue reading

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dVerse Staccato Poem

Another challenge from dVerse (thank you, Beth Winter) is to write a poem in the Staccato form. It consists of two or more six-line stanzas with a set syllable count and rhyme scheme. There is not a meter requirement (as … Continue reading

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