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U, tween Under fire

U, tween Under fire

~~ ~~~ Lithe long-legged colt Fine hairs tell-tale Augur The battle within ~~ Long bones creak membranes silken folds deepen mounds billow delicate miracles synchronized ~~ Impatience smolders ~~~ Temper an ambush Attitude the artillery Impudence the battle ground ~ Innocence in defeat ~~ This is Eleven ~~ © Robyn T....

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T, Truthiness

T, Truthiness

Teetotaling, Tennesee Williams and a Trip to Echo Falls. It was the perfect time to attend the Tennesee Williams Festival, right as I was steeped in the book TRIP TO ECHO FALLS and its crisscrossed stories of alcoholic writers and the cities they lived in. Tennessee Williams, Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Chaucer, Cheever. New York, New Orleans, Key West, Seattle. British author, Olivia Laing starts her...

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S, Shades of Grey

S, Shades of Grey

Here is a re-post (times two) of my flirt with Fifty Shades of Grey ~~~ 4/24/12   Picking up a copy of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’, was like Regis Philbin buying crack with a bag of quarters. I slunk into Barnes and Noble, chosen for its size and the chance of an anonymous purchase. Collar up, I scoured the best selling racks, the fiction/literature section; the new authors stand....

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R, Reply

R,  Reply

Ask Yourself Who you are What fills you up Reach deep inside Pull out the good stuff Puff it Primp it Claim it Proclaim it However you can Distraction is destructive Time is deleterious Return to the motherboard To rest To philosophy Teach the children To think Conjure Smile into each other's souls Rummage Ruminate Rest in Me Recharge Get lost in a baby's smile It...

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Q, Quiet-itude

Q, Quiet-itude

Q Day on the A to Z Blog Challenge ~~ This last weekend I spent three days at a writing retreat at Green Gulch Gardens and Zen Retreat Center, a piece of paradise crouching behind the adjoining hills of Muir Beach in California. When moving around the property, we did our best to blend into the environment – matte wood and pristine sand paths, organic gardens, soft light through the fog,...

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