Category Archives: Religion

MARIA’S DILEMMA

I’m cheating on this second post for The Sunday Whirl’s wordle #33, http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/2011/12/04/wordle-33/, with the words: amorous, subtle, inkling, laden, genuflect, vanilla, mission, bark, crusted, precipice, December and trivet. I thought they were the most difficult words yet and the … Continue reading

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HAIL, GOOD CENTURION

Many mention their muse speaking to them as they are falling to sleep, requiring they either get up to write a note or risk forgetting those words when they wake in the morning. I didn’t write this down, but I … Continue reading

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IF I SHOULD DIE, THINK ONLY THIS OF ME

Prompt #17 for Carry On Tuesday, http://carryontuesdayprompt.blogspot.com/, was to use all or part of “If I should die, think only this of me” (the first line of Rupert Brooks poem, The Soldier). I simply used it as the title of … Continue reading

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CASTLE KEEP

For me, the words in The Sunday Whirl’s, http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/, wordle 15 came alive. While reading them, I had a remarkably detailed visual image. Oh, how I wish I had the delicate writing talents of Harry Nicholson or Earlybird so I … Continue reading

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WALK WITH ME

The prompt for this week from Poetic Asides http://blog.writersdigest.com/poeticasides/, is to write a “welcome poem.” My first thought was, you are welcome by my side, but before I could type it, it had evolved into another organic poem; growing places … Continue reading

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THE SECRET PLACE

The Sunday Whirl http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/, with Wordle 8, was exceptionally challenging this week. The words from the wordle were:  strange, lotus, alluring, stories, kinship, devious, bold, torsos, sleep, enchanting, wish, and inspiring. As soon as I saw the words, I fixated … Continue reading

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