Writing 201 Day 4: Imperfection. Limerick. Enjambment.

This week has been tough for two friends who lost their jobs, through a disrespectful and unfair process. I thought of them when doing this assignment. Just Fired I They told him to go away, and swallow the dirty play. He cannot accept why is he Mr. imperfect now. Sad story, déja-vu, lost self in […]

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Writing 201 Day 3: Skin. Prose Poem. Internal Rhyme

SKIN When sweet and stiff I felt young and strong Living hollow, there was no tomorrow When red or not fed I cared for dearth and death Noticing as ever, there was no forever When tickled and wrinkled I wanted no dime but time Doing worthier than doing better When loose and smooth I saw […]

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Writing 201 Day 2: Gift. Acrostic. Simile.

There is a story to what is coming next. This morning I watched spiders having flies for breakfast while I was shooting droplets on leaves and spider’s nets. That gave me the idea to write this. Generous droplets rest on nets, disguised as pearls Is nature imitating human’s life? Framing attractive water nets, dew-playing planets […]

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Street Portrait: Black & White Challenge

I’ve been nominated by Desley Jane at Musings of a Frequent Flying Scientist to participate in the 5 Photos / 5 Stories Black and White Photo Challenge. You must check her blog. She’s indeed a scientist, photographer and writer and a frequent flier. You will be delighted to travel with her through her photography and to learn […]

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Befriending Self: Stream of Consciousness

The hardest ever friendship to make is with our inner self. The Soul unto itself  Emily Dickinson, 1830 – 1886 The Soul unto itself Is an imperial friend Or the most agonizing Spy An Enemy could send Secure against its own No treason it can fear Itself –  its Sovereign  –  of itself The Soul should […]

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Friendship: Black & White Challenge

I’ve been nominated by Desley Jane at Musings of a Frequent Flying Scientist to participate in the 5 Photos / 5 Stories Black and White Photo Challenge. You must check her blog. She’s indeed a scientist, photographer and writer and a frequent flier. You will be delighted to travel with her through her photography and to learn […]

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Writer’s Quote Wednesday #3

In joining Silver Threading Writer’s Quote Wednesday Event this week, I bring you a quote from Helen Keller, a deaf and blind author, who didn’t bend to life’s challenges but instead used them as opportunities to grow.

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Turn Over a New Leaf

There is a myth that the butterfly is a symbol of transformation because of its process of metamorphosis. From egg, to larvae (caterpillar), to pupa (the chrysalis or cocoon) and finally from the cocoon comes the butterfly. This change occurs in a short span of about a month. We can relate to the deepest symbolic […]

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