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What giant step did you take where you hoped your leg wouldn’t break? Was it worth it, were you successful in walking on the moon, or did your leg break? Photographers, artists, poets: show us RISK.   Photograph by Susan Reed   The town where I grew up was all I had really known for… Continue reading Risk

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Shakespeare Sunday

Sundays are a wonderful day to relax. Some people enjoy spending it curled up to a good book. But, there is something that you might not know about that goes on every Sunday. On Twitter, people from all over the world come together to participate in what has been dubbed as "Shakespeare Sunday". The main… Continue reading Shakespeare Sunday

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Purple Petals | Daily Prompt: Tainted Love

Photograph by Susan Reed Purple Petals Caught somewhere between child and adult Sitting on the cold concrete with you.. You make clear how we're neither at fault Excuses rolling off your tongue, faster they spew. Smirking as they rush in a flurry Attempting to let me down gently. Finding it comical how you think I… Continue reading Purple Petals | Daily Prompt: Tainted Love

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Night Falls | Weekly Photo Challenge: Threes

“And yet day and night meet fleetingly at twilight and dawn," he said, lowering his voice again and narrowing his eyes and moving his head a quarter of an inch closer to hers. "And their merging sometimes affords the beholder the most enchanted moments of all the twenty four hours. A sunrise or sunset can… Continue reading Night Falls | Weekly Photo Challenge: Threes

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Fun | Poetry response to Daily Prompt

Daily Prompt: Nothin’ But A Good Time   FUN A day completely without worry? Nothing to do but what I desire? Numerous ideas come in such a flurry My brain starting to conspire. The beginning of the day, I'd take a look outside Sun coming over the horizon It's rays promising to be my guide. Setting… Continue reading Fun | Poetry response to Daily Prompt

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Breaking His Silence

Weekly Writing Challenge: The Sound of Silence   Breaking His Silence By. Susan Reed Dave is a troubled young man starting his first day of high school. He is a shy, quiet boy who finds it difficult to trust anyone. Can anyone break through to him?    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ The boy woke and readied himself for another… Continue reading Breaking His Silence

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Daily Prompt: New Sensation

Daily Prompt: New Sensation Ah, sweet youth. No matter whether you grew up sporting a fedora, penny loafers, poodle skirts, bell-bottoms, leg-warmers, skinny jeans, Madonna-inspired net shirts and rosaries, goth garb, a spikey mohawk, or even a wave that would put the Bieber to shame, you made a fashion statement, unique to you. Describe your favorite… Continue reading Daily Prompt: New Sensation

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Treasure

"What do you treasure? What’s most important to you? IN A NEW POST CREATED SPECIFICALLY FOR THIS PHOTO CHALLENGE CAPTURE SOMETHING YOU TREASURE. –Krista"                                 Photo by Susan Reed The picture above symbolizes friendship and pleasant surprises. When I first… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Treasure

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“Time: A Harsh Mistress” Available

For the past eighteen years, I have wanted to do something that I thought would never happen. Until today. I wanted to give my mama a birthday present. February 19, 1996 was the last time I would ever be able to celebrate my mother's birthday with her. After that, I couldn't give her a gift.… Continue reading “Time: A Harsh Mistress” Available

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Back to the Future’s Self-Tying “Power Laces” for 2015

Image from Back to the Future Part II   In the summer of 1985, a film was released that was described as a "rousing time-travel adventure" by Rotten Tomatoes. In the beginning, the director, Robert Zemeckis, of Back to the Future had a moment where he thought the movie would be a flop because Michael… Continue reading Back to the Future’s Self-Tying “Power Laces” for 2015