Someday

Sheryl’s Your Daily Word Prompt today is someday. This poem is written for my son, who turns 34 today. It expresses a mother’s hope for his future. Someday Today is your birthday… Someday you will be happy Someday you will feel confidence Someday you will love yourself Someday you will have a steady income Someday […]

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FOWC: Variety

Fandango Prompt of the Day: Variety I live in a suburb northwest of Chicago.  I also have ADHD, which craves variety. My mind constantly looks for new things to distract me from, for example, the tedium of paying bills. Life can get tedious and routine, but there always ways to create variety. Although I dislike […]

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Lotus: One-Word Prompt

Swimmers’ One-Word Prompt is lotus. In yoga classes, we were sometimes instructed to sit in lotus pose, which was fine for a short time. But when learning meditation techniques, we were encouraged to sit in lotus position, our legs crossed over each other while sitting on a cushion on the floor with our backs straight. I […]

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FOWC: Prompt

A prompt is a nudge to get you started on something. There are challenges on Word Press that give you prompts – some of them (like this one, Fandango’s One Word Challenge) are daily! That is tough for me, because by the time I have a chance to look through my email and find the […]

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RDP: Panoply of Animals

I didn’t set out to collect little animals, but in truth I love collecting little things from different cultures, and animals are universally loved. I have collected small animal figures from Mexico, Brazil, Tanzania and others that I have either acquired or inherited. I tried to fit most of them on one shelf for this […]

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RDP: My Nickname

The Ragtag Daily Prompt today is sobriquet, a fancy word for nickname. I have always had the nickname Katy – not so unusual today, there being a number of famous young adult Katys. But when I was a kid, it was a rather unusual nickname. Most people whose “real” name was Katharine (or any of […]

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Friday RPD: Absent

Does absence make the heart grow fonder? Absent the ones we love Memories of times gone by An empty house An empty building long ago abandoned Those absent Are what we covet Appreciation grows For those we no longer have, can no longer touch Love grows For our dearly departed A home we had to […]

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