Monthly Archives: June 2016

#WQWWC – Writers Quote Wednesday Writers Challenge – “Faith”

#WQWWC – Writers Quote Wednesday Writers Challenge – “Faith” It is hard to have faith if you can’t see something. We must believe that God will provide that step for us. That is faith! Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental … Continue reading

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The Decision

  The Decision Warm, balmy breezes blow over my face as I sit there on the sand and stare at the ocean looking for the answer and the strength to make that decision. He will be here soon. If I … Continue reading

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Shut up Puleeze!

Shut up Puleeze! The noise is tremendous. Hard to imagine 3 little kids can make this much noise. I yell at them to be quiet, but they don’t listen. I yell shut up and receive no more response than before. … Continue reading

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You can’t go back! (Partly non-fiction)

You can’t go back! The twins sleep restlessly in the backseat of the car while traffic, still heavy at this hour of the morning, streams around them. This was their vacation and they’d decided to take the kids back to … Continue reading

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Cat Fiasco – Mostly Non-Fiction

Cat Fiasco “Sheba, get off the table,” Jennifer said. The feline just looked at her with disdain in her eyes and didn’t move. Jennifer moved towards her and Sheba jumped down, still eyeing her with disdain. As soon as Jennifer … Continue reading

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The Holidays!

The Holidays! I hate the crowded stores, not knowing what to buy. I hate the hustle and bustle, people pushing as they go by. Christmas Eve is our special night, Family gathered all close nearby. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Tessa

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Three Word Wednesday # 485 (Shadorma)

Three Word Wednesday # 485 Taboo Hobo by Teresa Smeigh June 2016 Tattered clothes, A hobo arrives. Taboo thoughts Taught by him. The townspeople shoo him by, Get thee on your way. Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And … Continue reading

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Revenge of the Bumble Bee – Non-Fiction

Revenge of the Bumble Bee I had my hands full of dishes from the counter when a bumble bee flew up under my uniform dress. I immediately dropped the dishes on the counter and began swatting at my dress trying … Continue reading

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The Project

The Project “Dennis! What are you doing?” Janice reaches for the tools in her son’s hand. “Mom, I’m working on my school project.” He reaches for the tools. “No! These are dangerous for a 7 year old boy.” “I ain’t … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Prompt #42 Week 20th June 2016 – Shadorma

Weekly Writing Prompt #42 Week 20th June 2016 War Cry By Teresa Dean Smeigh June 2016 On the ground A dream awakes me Rise from ground, Search meaning Stir the crowd and raise a cry, Onward to battle.

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The Secret Box

The Secret Box “What’s the key for?” “Mommy’s special key. I will show you one day.” One day never came. Now fresh from mom’s funeral, I head for where she hid her box. The box contained an old-style telephone, crayons, … Continue reading

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The Favorite Photograph

The Favorite Photograph Our only child passed away too soon. Must find the photograph before we crack-up! I see it clearly in the back of my mind’s eye. He was on my Pop-pop’s tractor playing grown-up. Tessa  

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FRIDAY FICTION with RONOVAN WRITES Prompt Challenge #30-Favorite Song

FRIDAY FICTION with RONOVAN WRITES Prompt Challenge #30-Favorite Song In The Garden By Teresa Smeigh June 2016 The Garden was misty and the dew was still on the flowers. Rhonda Sue knelt and with her eyes closed she looked up to … Continue reading

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*Reblog* Writers – Ever do this? (Meme)… — itsgoodtobecrazysometimes

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog: I do this all the time Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog View original post via *Reblog* Writers – Ever do this? (Meme)… — itsgoodtobecrazysometimes

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Superhero vs. Exterminator

Superhero vs. Exterminator At my grandson’s preschool graduation they asked the children what they wanted to be when they grew up. All of them wanted to be ballerinas, superheroes, rock stars, etc. My grandson – an exterminator. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Tessa

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The Great Paint Escapade

The Great Paint Escapade Mark, Darren and several other of the kids were looking at the painting and giggling. The guards glanced at them every now and then and wondered what they were up to. The children ignored the guards … Continue reading

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Dashing Through The Snow

Darren dashed across the yard and headed for the trees. The snow was falling rapidly. He slowed to catch his breath. He could hear his name being screamed. Not too far away. He had to start moving again. The trees … Continue reading

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The Pregnancy (fiction)

The Pregnancy Expanding belly, clothes too tight! Stretchy pants, filling out just right!   Baby keeps moving all night long, Leaving no doubt that he is strong.   Anticipation mounts, waiting for birth. I hope soon, I have too much … Continue reading

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Love Thy Family

“We’ll go in a few minutes. Relax, Dorrie.” John asks for the check and they head back to work. Entering the door they find the guard tied up and gagged. John rips the tape off . ”Gunmen, 4 of them, … Continue reading

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My room!

Clean your room! “Yes, Ma,” I bellow back! I pick up the noticeable stuff in the pathway and then pick up my open book. She’ll be happy. My room is never spectacularly clean. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Tessa  

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