The Lady and the Firefighter

Finding a Balance of Sweet and Heat



Remember, Remember

The Daily Prompt’s Writing Challenge By Heart means so much to me, and is so appropriate for the day. The prompt reads: You’re asked to recite a poem (or song lyrics) from memory — what’s the first one that comes to mind? Does it have a special meaning, or is there another reason it has stayed, intact, in your mind?

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Cancer Taught Me About Mortality

I love writing prompts! Here is my response to Finite Creatures: At what age did you realize you were not immortal? How did you react to that discovery?

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My Home as a Mirror

My response to Sweeping Motions: What’s messier right now — your bedroom or you computer’s desktop (or your favorite device’s home screen)? Tell us how and why it got to that state.

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Magic Mirror on the Wall, Nevermore

A response to The Mirror Crack’d: You wake up one morning to a world without mirrors. How does your life — from your everyday routines to your perception of yourself — change?

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I Just Don’t Like You

My piece for the Writing Challenge Build Your Own is a humorous look at a past pain.

It’s a big world out there,
Yet you’re in my city.
Long ago, we loved true,
Now every memory shitty.

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A Barren Place

In response to the Opening Lines: What’s the first line of the last song you listened to (on the radio, on your music player, or anywhere else)? Use it as the first sentence of your post.

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Expectations Breed Disappointment

My entry for the Weekly Writing Challenge: Great Expectations

I expect the sun to rise each morning. I expect to walk around my beautiful neighborhood before work. I expect that the trees are filling up a little more each day. I expect Bakewell to be open. I expect that they will have oatmeal cookie lattes. I expect that Lily will be pulling at her cage to run free when I return home.

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My entry for the Weekly Writing Challenge: Fifty.

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