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Four-Legged Family

  My Four Legged Family Day full of friction, Ends with my babies curled close. Wrapped around their paws. © S. Reed   This Haiku was written in response to today's Daily Prompt: Menagerie    No matter how terrible the day has been, these little ones make it all better. They're definitely a big part… Continue reading Four-Legged Family

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Lighten Your Burden

Lighten Your Burden   Living a life under barter, What would I first offer? Long list of services to charter, The first would be an author.   Needing a gorgeous portrait? Painted with absolute care? Perhaps a photo? Simply gorgeous! My skills do not end there.   Require writings in verse? We can strike a… Continue reading Lighten Your Burden

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Icy Touch

Icy Touch Broken heart and clenched fists Not a stranger to agony's stinging kiss. Somehow, still not prepared for this - Thirst for vengeance, so hard to dismiss.   Death's icy touch grazes yet again Never relenting… never showing mercy. Human flaws, consequences inhumane, The end came too quick for his journey.   Neither old age… Continue reading Icy Touch

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My Daughter’s Soul

  My Daughter's Soul Seventeen-year-old Sami Abrams has been blessed throughout her life: an unbreakable friendship with Darius Levine, academic and athletic scholarship offers, life in the dynamic city of New Orleans, and a devoted family.  The Abrams have learned to stay strong together in their Christian faith despite how unforgiving life can be. However, when… Continue reading My Daughter’s Soul

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Spicy Potato Recipe

In response to The Daily Post's writing prompt: "Ring of Fire." When I was younger (I'm 33 now), I used to love anything that had a bit of kick to my food. I was born in Memphis and West Tennessee does not have a short supply of good barbecue, chicken wings, or beef nachos with… Continue reading Spicy Potato Recipe

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Three Lessons Chess Tactics Taught Me

Three Lessons Chess Tactics Taught Me   The first time I played chess was with my cousin. He and I played video games by Blizzard - Warcraft, Diablo, Starcraft. Those are visual games. Chess is a board game. How could I possibly enjoy it? At first, I thought it was going to be a boring… Continue reading Three Lessons Chess Tactics Taught Me