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LexPoMo 3

On Dealing with Orcs a creature crossed my path todaybluish, warty skinweapon aloftto take on the world he’s seen many battlesheard foe against foelong hours of debatingover coffee and snacks I’m sure this wasn’twhat he signed up forstrong warrior, made for conqueringnot battling dust bunnies he’d kill us all, if onlyhe could get pastthe empty dice […]

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LexPoMo 2

Welcome Home, Your Highness she sits quietly, nothing yet to saybeige dress, smoothed edgescold and metallic, warmedby my fingertips her features pale and harshwhen she speaks it’s only for youshe has no thoughts of her ownor maybe Asimov knew she glides acrossclickity clack clickity clack clack clackthe soundtrack of her indelible paththe music of my […]

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LexPoMo 1

On Having an Intimate Relationship with my Paper Shredder my Jabberwockcold, black, hollow insideI named it, it only seemed rightso much time spent together whiiirrr vvrap vvrap whiiirrrthe refuse of my daily lifeneatly and viciously handledfood for the otherwise silent whiiirrr whiiirrr vvrap vvrapone sheet, two sheet, plastic cardI’ve been pre-approvedenough to cover the national debt  released […]

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Clementine, how does your garden grow?

My grandparents had a garden and small greenhouse in our backyard. My grandmother loved plants, though I don’t remember any of them being indoors except on our side of the house. My mother shared that love and often kept corn plants in big pots on rollers, Christmas cactus, spider plants, and a pothus in our […]

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Kia kaha

For about 20 some odd years now I have had some very dear friends in New Zealand. The shootings in Christchurch have shocked and hurt so many. From my knowing, they believe they are one people (a lesson we could all learn) and this has been devastating for them. “Kia kaha” is stay strong in […]

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Week 10: “Heart”

Everything should be done with heart. From the smallest act of kindness to the biggest endeavors. Investing a little piece of your self into what you do increases your joy. I’ve always taught my daughter to do things wholeheartedly. To agree to something without committing to it 100% is the fastest way to be unhappy […]

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Week 9: “Laugh”

WordPress was being a bit uncooperative in aligning my images, so forgive the stand on your head to view situation. ha I’ll try to sort it out later. I grew up hearing the phrase that laughter was the best medicine. It’s so incredibly true. No matter how down I get, my husband or daughter go […]

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Week 8: “Wonder”

My daily life is filled with wonder, that little bit of everyday awe that keeps me inspired and moving forward. It’s easy to look for if you take a moment, just a teensy percentage of a minute, and look around you. One of the ways that I have managed stress over the years is to […]

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Week 7: “Inspire”

Inspiration comes in so many forms. Some of the most unrelated things will spawn an idea for me. shifting my perspective of things seems to work the best. When I was a kid, I used to love laying on my back to hang my head upside down over the side of the bed and pretend […]

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