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When #SoCS

“When I see you smile” This lyric is the first thing that came to my mind when I saw today’s prompt. Back when music was great and our hair was big. Maybe, I’m partial because that happened to be when I… Continue Reading →

Banshee Scream #SoCS

Ever heard a panther scream? Sounds like a woman screaming. Maybe that’s where the story of banshees comes from. Maybe it’s the wind howling through the cracks in the frame that make that howling noise. The wolf panting at the door…. Continue Reading →

Signs of Trouble #SoCS

Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “sign.”   “Looks like signs of trouble up ahead” Jeb nodded toward the flashing lights around the next bend. I didn’t feel much like talking so, I nodded and went back to… Continue Reading →

Writing a Stream of Consciousness Exercise #SoCS

Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “all or nothing.”   The first thing that popped into my head when I saw this prompt was this song. (video put in later) I have no idea why except the word… Continue Reading →

So Like Very

So is one of those filler words. Similar to like and very.  These are words that are overused, really mean nothing,  and don’t add anything to a sentence. If you are writing and you see “so”, “like”, or “very”, take… Continue Reading →

Coat Conscious

Coat of arms Coated tongue Raincoat prophylactic protects against more than rain Winter coat Hand me down coat coat of many colors Appalachian poverty turned into a Christmas Special entertainment for the masses Old coat torn coat Coat stuffed with… Continue Reading →

Memo, Post-its, and Scraps of Paper

Memos to myself. Post-it notes stuck everywhere. Little note pads with lists for everyone. Scraps of paper with phone numbers and no name. Who is this? Is this my handwriting? I don’t even recognize this area code. Reaching for a… Continue Reading →

#SOCS- Gathering Nuts for the Winter

What popped into my mind when I read that today’s prompt was “coin” was the term to “coin a phrase” Exactly what does that mean.  Oh. I know what we mean by saying “He coined the phrase” but why is it… Continue Reading →

The Hunger #SOCS

She could feel the hunger in her as she looked through the window. There he sat with his date, a woman well past her prime with blonde hair that can only come from a bottle. She was not jealous if… Continue Reading →

Under Pressure

“Impress me with your knowledge of the law”  Mr. Johns whispered pressing her up against the bookshelves. She laughed uncomfortably knowing that if she planned on ever becoming a partner she had to put up with Mr. Johns and the… Continue Reading →

Go!

Go! Such a small word that can be packed with so much meaning.  Interesting to think about how so much meaning can be packed into two little letters of the alphabet.   “Go!” Alicia screams throwing the champagne glass across the… Continue Reading →

Breakfast Alone

“I tire so easily now, It must be the weather” She knew it wasn’t the weather.  It was her life. So mundane and full of redundant days and ridiculous people. He looked at her over the top of the newspaper… Continue Reading →

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