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Alphabet Story is Five

Light the candles, bring on the party, time to celebrate. This month Alphabet Story passed through the toddling stage and is finally growing  up. Tentative first steps into the world of writing (using the alphabet at prompts) next bravely inserting some poetry and then becoming addicted to short stories have led to changes in theme. Thanks … Continue reading

Life Lessons

This week’s photo prompt is provided by Iain Kelly. Thank you Iain.   He learned about life from the master: Plot your moves, Employ calculated risk to gain advantage, Don’t be a pawn in the hands of abusers, Surround yourself with true friends, Expect that setbacks can be overcome, Don’t let the pressure to win … Continue reading

The Road Less Travelled

This week’s photo prompt is provided by Louise with The Storyteller’s Abode. Thank you Louise The prompt reminded me of Robert Frost’s poem, The Road not Taken.  I wrote in free verse, loosely using the idea. At the end of the first four lines is his title.   When given choices, there is the tendency … Continue reading

HOPE I walk the old path And let my feet take me Where once they hurried To meet you. Now my steps are halting, My breath labored, My heart beats fast In anticipation. As I reach the point And step from the trees You are there Waiting where We once made a promise.      

Keeping Promises

  | REASON | BREAK | STAY | GIVE | RAIN | {I chose poetry to answer this challenge –five words repeat in five stanzas}   Give me a break Let me stay The reason I can’t go I don’t like the rain.   Rain, rain stay away Mother sang a reason Give us sunshine A … Continue reading