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Three Word Wednesday 529 – Shadorma

by Teresa Smeigh April 2017 Rebel man! Why must you sit there? Shady tree, Blocks the sun. Pluck the chickens, that’s your job! Put down the guitar. Pluck, verb: remove, pick (off), pull (off/out), extract, take (off),  pull (at), tug … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 528 – Shadorma

by Teresa Smeigh April 2017 Oafish boy! Nameless, who is he? Meander, All Over. No one wants to help him out! Helpless, ignored, stalled.   Three Word Wednesday.: 3WW Week No. 515 Meander, verb: zigzag, wind, twist, turn, curve, curl, … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 524 – Haiku

by Teresa Smeigh March 2017 Babyish, not so! Abandoned by the wayside. Cunning, finds his way!   Three Word Wednesday.: 3WW Week No. 524 Abandoned, adjective: deserted, forsaken, cast aside/off; jilted, stranded, rejected; informal dumped, ditched, unused, disused, neglected, idle; … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge #80 – Shadorma

(5) Words: | STRIPE | ABLE | BLUE | COLD | REVEAL | by Teresa Smeigh March 2017 It is cold! My suit is blue striped. Open jacket, Find black stripes. Underneath all the blue stripes. Back to jail if … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday 522 – Shadorma

by Teresa Smeigh March 2017 Twas painful! Hands tied behind back. Shifty look, Raspy voice. Others joined the group of men, Plans were being made.   Three Word Wednesday.: 3WW Week No. 522 Painful, adjective: sore, hurting, tender, aching, throbbing, … 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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To my writing friends, a question?

Have you ever started a story with an ending that you had, but no beginning and built from there? Is it a possibility? I had a nightmare (nothing new there). The ending really got me and I started losing the … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge #72

(5) Words: | FLASH | USE | TRIGGER | VIEW | BACK | Trigger – by Teresa Smeigh January 2017 Turn your back! It obstructs your view. Trigger flash, And a bang. You feel the pain quickly now, Use hands, … 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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TJ’s Household Haiku – Water lilies

by Teresa Smeigh – December 2016 Water Lilies drift colorfully across the pond. Lovely drenched in rain. TJ’s Household Haiku

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The Baby is due today…Oh no it isn’t…Is…Isn’t (Non-fiction)

My first 2 children were born in a North Carolina military base. At that time the OB was downstairs in the offices and at night they rolled the charts upstairs for any overnight births. With my 2nd baby she was … 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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One-Liner Wednesday – Wedding

One Liner Wednesday When the pastor asked if there were any objections to Mark and Jenny getting married, I threw my flowers on the ground and shouted, “Yes, because I love him more than Jenny does!”

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Weekly Writing Challenge #62

(5) Words: | PAUSE | OVER | STRENGTH | AGE | CHANGE |   Age by Teresa Smeigh October 2016 Age changes us all. We have to pause between movements. Our strength slows us down. We tend to overdo it! … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge #61

Five Words: [ BROKE – JUDGE – STORY – BRIDGE – LAKE ]   The Judge by Teresa Smeigh October 2016 Judge’s Story Broke news that Sunday. Bridge in lake. Can’t cross it! The Judge was sitting drinking, Proud as … 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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