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Haiku – Memory – October 22nd, 2017

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  Memory by Tessa Smeigh October 2017 my memory has slowed even simple things get lost I feel such a fool Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate for Mental and Invisible Illnesses -Author of Articles, Stories and Poems http://www.tessacandoit.com http://www.finallyawriter.wordpress.com (no longer canceling this blog, just not adding new work to it, sign up for http://www.tessacandoit.com […]
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Weekend Writing Prompt #111 – Glacial – by Sammi Cox

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Weekend Writing Prompt #111 – Glacial – by Sammi Cox Sammi Cox’s Rules: The challenge is simple: each week you will be given an exact number of words you can use to write a poem or piece of prose.  You can use any format or style you like; go wherever your inspiration takes you.  The […]
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#WEEKENDCOFFEESHARE : My Pain Is still Intense, Daughter helps me clean

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#WEEKENDCOFFEESHARE : My Pain Is still Intense, Daughter helps me clean Directions from ECLECTICALLI Weekend Coffee Share is a time for us to take a break out of our lives and enjoy some time catching up with friends (old and new)! Grab a cup of coffee and share with us! What’s been going on in […]
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Friday #fotoflash June 21, 2019

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DB McNicol’s #fotoflash {source} ****************************** “Why are we dressed like this and why are we out here so late,” Mark whined. “Oh Mark, dad said he had a surprise for us, which required us to be dressed up, which is the only thing mom told me when I talked to her on the phone,” Raymond […]
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SoCS for Saturday June 22, 2019

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The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS June 22/19 Here’s your prompt: Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “leaves.” Use it as a noun or a verb. Have fun! Here are the rules from Linda Hill: 1. Your post must be stream of consciousness writing, meaning no editing (typos can be fixed), and […]
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Enter with Caution – Short Tale Challenge #3 – Ruins

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Short Tale Challenge #3 – Ruins Enter with Caution by Tessa Smeigh September 2017 Sitting peacefully in the shade of the grand old trees in the forest Susan looked around and wondered what else there was to see there. This was an area new to her. Finishing her lunch, she gathered her things and headed […]
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Fandango’s Provocative Question #28 #FPQ

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Fandango’s Provocative Question #28 So here’s my question: “Do you believe that Donald Trump is an effective American president who should remain in office despite having accepted aid from a foreign adversary (Russia) and having committed obstruction of justice into the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential elections? Do you believe that Trump […]
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100 Word Challenge – inspiration is the word Dirt

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100 Word Challenge – inspiration is the word Dirt My apartment is filthy. Dirt has infiltrated my apartment. It could be worse, of course, but it is bad enough. However, I do not have the energy since the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is sucking out every bit of strength I have to survive and get out […]
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Three Things Challenge: PL127

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Three Things Challenge: PL127 Rules from Paula: Welcome to the Three Things Challenge. Every day at 10PM (PST) I will post three seemingly unconnected things that will, hopefully, ignite your muse. You don’t have to use all three things if you don’t want to. There are no restrictions on length, style, genre, or anything. Simply […]
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I created a Tumblr Account

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I created a Tumblr Account. I am not sure why it happened, but it is hooked up to my Word Press and all posts from here show up there. https://whynot1956tessa.tumblr.com/ is the blog I didn’t realize it was a blog account when I first was transferred to it. Tessa – Advocate for mental health and […]
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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #92

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Originally posted on Reena Saxena:
Welcome to a week when the seasons are changing! PROMPT Reena’s Exploration Challenge #92 FOR NEW ENTRANTS There is no restriction of length or format of the piece. We are happy if whatever you write comes from the innermost core of your being. Technique is secondary. Write a post on…
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Reena’s Exploration Challenge – 92

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge – 92 Reena’s Rules: Welcome to a week when the seasons are changing! PROMPT Reena’s Exploration Challenge #92 FOR NEW ENTRANTS There is no restriction of length or format of the piece. We are happy if whatever you write comes from the innermost core of your being. Technique is secondary. Write a […]
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Thursday photo prompt: Forgotten #writephoto

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Thursday photo prompt: Forgotten #writephoto Sue’s Rules: Welcome to this week’s writephoto prompt. Thank you for bearing with the altered timings while I was away…we should be back to normal now 🙂 Use the image below as inspiration to create a post on your own blog… poetry, prose, humour… light or dark, whatever you choose, by noon (GMT)  Wednesday […]
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Three Things Challenge: PL126

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Three Things Challenge: PL126 Rules from Paula: Welcome to the Three Things Challenge. Every day at 10PM (PST) I will post three seemingly unconnected things that will, hopefully, ignite your muse. You don’t have to use all three things if you don’t want to. There are no restrictions on length, style, genre, or anything. Simply […]
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Three Things Challenge: PL125

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Three Things Challenge: PL125 Rules from Paula: Welcome to the Three Things Challenge. Every day at 10PM (PST) I will post three seemingly unconnected things that will, hopefully, ignite your muse. You don’t have to use all three things if you don’t want to. There are no restrictions on length, style, genre, or anything. Simply […]
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Another writing question. Looking for opinions.

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I am writing a memoir. For those that aren’t sure what that is, it is a section of your life story, but not the whole story. Now I am starting from when I was a military wife and then planned on continuing to the divorce. So that would be my whole marriage. But the title […]
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Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purple – Weekly Prompt – 100 words

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Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purple – Weekly Prompt – 100 words PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields Bouncing Baby Boy By Teresa Smeigh 2019 A young woman was bouncing a baby on her knee. He giggled for a while and then became fussy. The woman got up and hurriedly took the baby and headed to the restroom. […]
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One-Liner Wednesday – (6/19/19) – Daughter 12 weeks pregnant (High Risk Pregnancy)

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One-Liner Wednesday – (6/19/19) – Daughter 12 weeks pregnant (High-Risk Pregnancy) *********************   My 40-year-old daughter is 12 weeks pregnant with a third child, the baby’s heartbeat is strong and I got to see the ultrasound pictures. ********************** Rules from Linda G Hill: Unlike SoCS, this is not a prompt so there’s no need to […]
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Are you a Writer? Poet? Can you help me with this?

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I have been writing like crazy on my memoir. Still only posted the first three chapters so far though. I have a problem that has brought me to a screeching halt, a problem that maybe some of you can relate to and give me some ideas on how to get through it. I have come […]
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Author of "Government Property - A Memoir of a Military Wife vs, a Civilian Wife" and Advocate For Invisible Illnesses
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