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Writing Prompt – the word “score”

We talked about having three children. My husband was hoping for a boy. Back then they didn’t have ultrasounds that could tell you what sex the baby was. Probably a good thing since the first pregnancy resulted in the doctor … Continue reading

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Rewrote “Dizzy”

Here is the new version of this poem. Whirlwind Thoughts! By Teresa Smeigh April 2019   My mind is in a whirlwind, Often leaving me chagrined.   Bipolar is one part of my problem. My thoughts, I can’t suppress them. … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge – Storm – May 31, 2017

Tara’s Thin Spiral Notebook – prompt weekly The prompt is: storm The sky was darkening quickly. Annie scrambled to gather her things and get inside before the storm started. As she leaned against a tree, a knife slashed into the … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 521 – Shadorma

by Teresa Smeigh March 2017 Just a nod! He’s mischievous. Call him here. Discipline. Needs obedience training! Won’t stop barking now!   Three Word Wednesday.: 3WW Week No. 521 Mischievous, adjective: naughty, badly behaved, misbehaving, disobedient, troublesome, full of mischief; … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 516 – Shadorma

by Teresa Smeigh December 2016 He was parched! The rotund man dragged His sore feet House to house. How scandalous people thought! He’d only asked for water.   Three Word Wednesday.: 3WW Week No. 515 Parched, adjective: (bone) dry, dried … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 513 – Shadorma

by Teresa Smeigh December 2016 Hateful boys! Tearing gaping holes! Town’s gardens Ravished now Destroyed by non-thinking kids. Incorrigible. 3 Words Gaping, adjective: cavernous, yawning, wide, broad; vast, huge, enormous, immense, extensive. Hateful, adjective: detestable, horrible, horrid, unpleasant, awful, nasty, … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 511 – Shadorma

The Jalopy by Teresa Smeigh December 2016 Apathy, Bashful, embarrassed. My clunker, A sore sight, To everyone’s eyes, ears. Banished from my sight!   Three Word Wednesday.: 3WW Week No. 511 Apathy, noun: indifference, lack of interest, lack of enthusiasm, … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 510 – Shadorma

The Dream by Teresa Smeigh December 2016 I’m wakeful. Unacceptable dreams scare me! I dreamed I was a vain woman in charge. I rule this country. 3 Words Unacceptable, adjective: intolerable, insufferable, unsatisfactory, inadmissible, inappropriate, unsuitable, undesirable, unreasonable, insupportable; offensive, … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 506 – Haiku

Idiotic Sue by Teresa Smeigh October 2016 Lacadaisical, Idiotic Sue was known For her harebrained schemes. Words: Harebrained, adjective: ill-judged, rash, foolish, foolhardy, reckless, madcap, wild, silly, stupid, ridiculous, absurd, idiotic, asinine, imprudent, impracticable, unworkable, unrealistic, unconsidered, half-baked, ill-thought-out, ill-advised, ill-conceived, … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 503 – Haiku

The Circus by Teresa Smeigh October 2016 The vapid showgirl shared a tent unwillingly with the bouncy clown! 3 Words Vapid, adjective: insipid, uninspired, colorless, uninteresting, feeble, flat, dull, boring, tedious, tired, unexciting, uninspiring, unimaginative, uninvolving, lifeless, tame, vacuous, bland, … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 502 – Haiku

Unhinged by Teresa Smeigh October 2016 Symbolic message. Robert had a tendency, To have thoughts unhinged. Words: Symbolic, adjective: emblematic, representative, typical, characteristic, symptomatic, figurative, representative, illustrative, emblematic, metaphorical, allegorical, parabolic, allusive, suggestive; meaningful, significant. Tendency, noun: propensity, proclivity, proneness, … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge: Grouch

100 Word Challenge: Grouch ~~~~~~~~~~ Grouch by Teresa (Tessa) Smeigh Copyright October 2016 – 100 words I am a grouch. I hate the term, but it fits my mentality due to my mental health disorders. I have bipolar disorder for … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 501 – Shadorma

Rhythm by Teresa Smeigh September 2016 Radiance! Lights up the night time! Rhythm plays, Voices rasp. Join in everyone now. Voices in rhythm! Three words: Radiance, noun: light, brightness, brilliance, luminosity, beams, rays, illumination, blaze, glow, gleam, luster, glare; luminescence, incandescence, joy, … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 499 – Haiku

Melodramatic by Teresa Smeigh September 2016 Kindly, lighthearted Encouraged, why must you be Melodramatic? Three words: Kindly, adjective: benevolent, kind, kindhearted, warm-hearted, generous, gentle, warm, good-natured, compassionate, caring, loving, benign, well meaning; helpful, thoughtful, considerate, good-hearted, nice, friendly, neighborly; adverb: benevolently, good-naturedly, … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 498 – Shadorma

Irritability by Teresa Smeigh September 2016 Jarring sounds! Mood irritable! Infected, Others too. We are all irritable. Trying to change mood! Three words: Infected, verb: pass infection to, spread disease to, contaminate, contaminate, pollute, taint, foul, dirty, blight, damage, ruin; poison, affect, … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 497 – Shadorma

Buried by Teresa Smeigh September 2016 Grandma’s grave, Heated discussion Between us, Holding Firm. She will be buried in the Family grave yard. Three words: Firm, adjective: hard, solid, unyielding, resistant; solidified, hardened, compacted, compressed, dense, stiff, rigid, frozen, set; secure, secured, … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 496 – Shadorma

The Escape by Teresa Smeigh September 2016 It’s so dank! Go through the tunnels! Enable Others also. We must get away from here. Follow me quickly! Three words: Cinch, noun: an easy task, child’s play, a snap, a walkover, nothing; informal a … Continue reading

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Studio 30 Plus THE WEEK OF September 5 – Limerick

THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 5 Childhood By Teresa Smeigh September 2016  Adulthood contrasts with childhood. My childhood was not good. The kids were mean. I hated to be seen. I didn’t enjoy it as I should. Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 495

The Hoard by Teresa Smeigh August 2016 Winnow my room’s hoard Abashed that someone should see, Must turn a blind eye.   Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible Illnesses -Author Of Articles, Stories And Poems http://www.tessacandoit.com http://www.finallyawriter.com

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Studio 30 Plus THE WEEK OF AUGUST 29

THE WEEK OF AUGUST 29 Prayers By Teresa Smeigh August 2016 Prayers are effective. Never think they’re defective. God answers them on his own terms. This is something one must learn. We all want hasty answers. But that is not to be. … Continue reading

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