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Light and Shade Challenge, Our Write Side – February 14, 2017

I wrote this last week for another prompt and I think it also fits “Wicked Meandering” and so I am combining them with a few changes. Our Write Side’s Master Class Light and Shade Challenge Image from WikiCommons, taken by … Continue reading

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Light and Shade Challenge – Jan 25, 2017 – Dinner

Image from WikiCommons, taken by Andrea Pavenello and used under the Creative Commons Agreement *********Rules Below********* Dinner by Teresa Smeigh January 2017 The kitchen smelled odd and the guests were starting to fidget. They admired the lovely table setting in … Continue reading

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Fireworks – Friday Fictioneers Photo Prompt

PHOTO PROMPT -© Vijaya Sundaram Friday Fictioneers ______________________________________________ Fireworks By Teresa Dean Smeigh copyright August 2016   I looked down at him and listened to the baby cries, the sheer panic in the cries. I hugged him tighter to try … Continue reading

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Fire, My Worst Nightmare (Non-fiction)

I am terrified of fire, so bad, that as a child I was forbidden to watch the news or any shows, or movies, that might contain fire (obviously “Towering Inferno” was a no-no). It was and still is, a terrible … Continue reading

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FFfAW Challenge – Week of August 9, 2016

Kid’s Soccer – by Teresa Smeigh August 2016 Danny always warmed the bench. The coach didn’t think he was good enough to play with the others. Danny cried every game that he sat out and wished with all his heart … Continue reading

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Twins

  Twins I rubbed the piece of plaster, laid out the tools and headed to bed for an early start on my project. The next morning I opened the door and stared. My block of plaster had two heads carved … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Barn with lightning

One-Liner Wednesday – Barn with lightning Hurry for cover, a storm is coming and the barn over there is not safe.   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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TJ’s Household Haiku Challenge – Wing

TJ’s Household Haiku Challenge – Wing Uplifting Wings by Teresa Dean Smeigh The breeze filled its wings, As the bird prepared for takeoff Into the unknown.

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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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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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One-Liner Wednesday – Flag

One Liner Wednesday – Flag God bless America, we are going to need it, if we are to remain the “land of the free” and the “home of the brave.”   Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh -Advocate For Mental And Invisible … 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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Haiku Horizons prompt “puzzle”

Haiku Horizons prompt “puzzle” Jigsaw puzzles are Intricate at the best times, Difficult at worst.

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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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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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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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The Doll

Penny stares at the store window. “I want this doll!” June looks at a life-size doll that looks exactly like Penny right down to the curly brown hair, pink-smocked dress, tights and shoes. They entered the store and Miss Polly … Continue reading

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The Batteries – Friday Fictioneers

Cindy puts the last touches on the marathon cleaning and the house was now sparkling. No reason for John to bitch at her this time. Something crashes in the other room and Cindy stares in horror as John, in the … Continue reading

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