Monthly Archives: March 2012

ALIEN ON ROOF – PHOTO AS PROOF


– THIS IS NO SPOOF; IT IS THE TROOF!  And I must needs remove it soon – Invader coming with the moon (For this does not enjoy the day; When sun arrives, it goes away), It truly is an awesome … Continue reading

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WRITING CHALLENGE:


–TRIFEXTRA: WEEK TEN – HORROR  “Write a horror story in 33 words, without the words blood, scream, died, death, knife, gun, or kill. Good luck.”  CHANGELING She bragged, ‘Forever good as gold,’ And smiled into the cot, But then with … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFULLY CHEAP RHYME


– (Now, this two-ninety-worder Could scarcely be absurder; So at your peril read it – Trifecta will not heed it!)  Dick’s uncle, very rich, was cheap; But Dick, as the sole heir Was not inclined to lose much sleep By … Continue reading

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A LONGISH SUNDAY AFTERNOON DRIVE


–   Retro, ego sum, ego venire, ego reversus = I am back (-to-front)!    I have returned from my little excursion to Johannesburg.     At least, my body has. My mind is still wandering after being exposed to some different … Continue reading

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MORTALITY AND FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS


–  I have been engaged with a landscaping lecture organised by our Garden Judges’ Association all afternoon, and now I will be missing for a few days.   My internet does not have mobility, and three of us will be … Continue reading

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TRIFEXTRA CHALLENGE STORY PROMPT ‘CUTE’ TAKE TWO


TRIFEXTRA: STORY PROMPT ‘CUTE’. COMMUNITY-JUDGED TRIFEXTRA POST For your prompt this week, we are giving you the first 33 words of a story. You need to complete it with 33 of your own words: “There’s nothing cute about it,” he … Continue reading

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TRIFEXTRA: STORY PROMPT ‘CUTE’


COMMUNITY-JUDGED TRIFEXTRA POST For your prompt this week, we are giving you the first 33 words of a story. You need to complete it with 33 of your own words. “There’s nothing cute about it,” he said. The register of … Continue reading

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