530. Dean Lane skate park (29) — Natural adventures

This is the third piece I have posted on this blog by OHMS, and one photographed way back in May. I am still none the wiser though about the artist, or group of artists that produce these fine works. Each piece is usually accompanied by a reference to the Splab Gang, which I guess is […]

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Prompt #1944 Visual Prompt – Scary Gnome — The Writing Reader

Create whatever this visual prompt inspires in you! Photo Credit: gnome on Big Happy Fun House Original article: Prompt #1944 Visual Prompt – Scary Gnome. Related posts:Prompt #1712 Visual Prompt of the Week – Movie Night Prompt #1886 Visual Prompt of the Week – Newlyweds Prompt #1921 Visual Prompt of the Week – Throwin’ a…

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Weekly Writing Challenge #68

the secret keeper

Weekly Writing Prompt #68
Week of 19th Dec. 2016

DOOR Template Instructions=====================

(5) Words: | SENSE | FIGHT | FREE | VOICE | CHOOSE |

Poetry Suggestions
Haiku (5 – 7 – 5)
Tanka (5 – 7 – 5 – 7 – 7)
Shadorma (3 – 5 – 3 – 3 – 7 – 5)
six lines – no rhymes – multiple stanzas [your choice] – just follow meter
Nonet (9 – 8 – 7 – 6 – 5 – 4 – 3 – 2 – 1) progression downward of syllables
Cinquain (2 – 4 – 6 – 8 – 2) five-line poem on any theme – syllables
’28’ Form (4 x 7) or (7 x 4) lines & syllables or lines
Free Verse– No Limitations
See [POETRY PAGE] for further instructions
Fictional Suggestions
Flash Fiction (500 – 300 words)
Any Genre: Mystery – Sci-Fi –…

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Summer Latkes in December


Hershel from Ostropol, the famous prankster, was traveling during Chanukkah. He stopped at an inn and asked for some traditional Chanukkah food.

“Sure, -said the innkeeper, – We have three kinds of latkes (pancakes), and sufganiyot (doughnuts) with four different fillings! What’s your pleasure?”

“Bring me the latkes first,” requested Hershel.

A plate of hot, golden brown latkes, accompanied by sour cream and apple sauce, appeared in front of him in no time.

“Well, I changed my mind. Takes these back and bring me some sufganiyot.”

What could the innkeeper do? The customer is always right, so latkes were taken away, and sufganiyot brought in, two with jelly and two with jam. They looked and smell heavenly, and Hershel quickly emptied the plate, got up, and headed for the door.

“Wait, Reb Yid, – the shocked owner ran after him, – you have to pay for the…

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Of Ash and Seed – The mound in the dark grove… — Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo

“We might have to go back to the hotel…” I didn’t look around as I was busy following the car in front and anyway, the snowy mountains of the mainland filled the horizon. My companion had been distracted during the packing process and had not really registered how light the hold-all had felt as it […]

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