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warmth and sun
deep within my soul
i AM alive


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Thank you to Stephanie of BeKindRewrite for her Inspiration Monday written prompts. I chose the last prompt and decided to write a Tanka poem for it. Please visit her blog and join in. You will find inspiration there!

Her Nose Gives Her Away

compare and contrast
faces back then with those now
size up and assess
visual paternity test
yes, her nose gives her away

Photo credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/katietakespicturesdotcom/6006599007/sizes/z/in/photostream/

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Guest post for BeKindRewrite’s Inspiration Monday XIII – My friend, Mike, saw your prompts and wrote this poem. I am submitting it under my name but it is his poem. He chose the prompt “How to Make a Mask”.   GO, MIKE!

How to Make a Mask

Green – fresh and cheery
Yellow – warm and delightful
Orange – cool and crisp
Her last, white! Mother Nature
Knows just how to make a mask

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Versatile Blogger…

Thank you for the Versatile Blogger Award from Mar. In accepting this I must link to her post and must write seven things about myself. Here goes:

1.  I think with my heart more often than with my head and wish it was the opposite.
2. I have always struggled with my weight.
3. I wish I could hold a grudge.
4. My fantasy is to be the most competent computer geek around.
5. I would give my life for my two children (grown) without even thinking twice.
6. I work too much.
7. Until November 2010 I had written only two pieces in the last 40 years. One was a story for a class I took about 20 years ago. The other was a remembrance I wrote for my beautiful mother and read at her graveside service two years ago.

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This is the first blog I have ever attempted.  I will be blogging and posting some of my recent writings as my busy schedule allows. Feel free to leave comments and suggestions. I look forward to hearing from you.

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