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FGC #7 Tanka

This week’s Form and Genre Challenge is to write a Tanka. A Tanka is a five line Japanese poem which uses 31 syllables in all. This is my first attempt at writing a Tanka although I have tried my hand … Continue reading

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This week’s Sunday Scribblings prompt is “Plan B”. It reminded me at once of a sermon I’m preparing for next Sunday on Joshua and Kaleb’s stand of faith as Israel is about to enter the promised land.   “What a … Continue reading

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What a cliché! Yet, it was true. he really had never been so scared in his life. But his editor would never accept that. He tried to find something new. Heart beat omission as reporter lacking ease of mind takes … Continue reading

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Call For Help

Sensational was a pretty proud guy. I guess that’s hardly surprising. If you had a stream of people, day in day out, using your name to describe experiences that would throw your body into ebullience (his word not mine), then … Continue reading

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Linguistic Fun

This week’s 3ww words are relish, foolish and mercy. I often write little stories for my adult English students to teach them the meaning of new words. Something along these lines… Relish had always been an enthusiastic person. Whatever he … Continue reading

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HARMONIOUS friendly and peaceful things that combine well with each other music that consists of notes combining in a pleasant way. I love music. I like singing even more. I’m even the singing part of a Celtic folk music band … Continue reading

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