Monthly Archives: November 2011

NOT A HERO REMEMBERED

The Sunday Whirl, http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/,  gave us an interesting mix for Wordle 29. I’ve written enough horror for a while, so I drew on history for this one, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Woolson. Now, I feel so old. The words were: dappled, piercing, shell, air, … Continue reading

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TRADEMARK BLUE

Theme Thursday’s, http://www.theme-thursday.com/2011/10/theme-thursday-for-november-3-2011.html, image prompt is below. TRADEMARK BLUE by Mike Patrick I found the paper taped to my door. The late-night rain had done its job. The blue ink was faded— blurred beyond legibility, but I knew. Blue ink … Continue reading

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SHE TASTED OF LIME

Margo is being cantankerous again. For her Tuesday Tryouts, http://margoroby.wordpress.com/2011/11/01/a-lime-is-a-lime-or-is-it-tuesday-tryouts/, she wants a four-quatrain poem of any type one wants to write, rhyming or un-rhyming, with no adjectives, adverbs or similes, but it has to contain the word “lime” at … Continue reading

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