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Ariel

A Pacific Northwest poet, writing confessional and haunting poetry.

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July 2018

July 29 prompt & poem

Sunday … which means it’s gardening & domestics day; heatwave returns today … so probably just domestics.

Today’s prompt is domestics-inspired – “scrubbing down the floors”. Continue reading “July 29 prompt & poem”

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July 28 prompt & poem

Happy Saturday

Today’s prompt is fitting, given the recent heat w

 

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July 26 & 27 prompts

Yesterday was turned into a very long day out & my Pixy (laptop) is no longer able to withstand daily jaunts. Every time I boarded a bus to go home, I ended up somewhere

Continue reading “July 26 & 27 prompts”

Jul 25 prompt & poem

Today – or rather last night – was very very weird.  Ans I did not get to sleep until 6 … so I slept in late.  Still not quite sure I am awake yet.

Wednesday’s July 25 prompt is “they weren’t counting on the bears” Continue reading “Jul 25 prompt & poem”

Jul 24 prompt & poem

Happy Tuesday. Let’s have a little fun with today, shall we?

Tuesday’s July 24 prompt is “the world’s only hope is Jerry (the comic book cashier)” Continue reading “Jul 24 prompt & poem”

July 23rd prompt

Monday. One of my long days of the week. On my way to my first appointment.

Let me take a moment

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July 21 prompt and poem

Slow going this morning. I achieved Sloth speed, but I am moving (somewhat) and I’ve eaten and had my lemon water so that is a victory Continue reading “July 21 prompt and poem”

July 20 prompt and poem

I will be spending Friday at the Salem Art Festival at Bush Pasture Park. A few hours sitting will pay my admission into a delightful buffet of creativity,  I really looking forward to that wandering park being filled with all types of amusements – Continue reading “July 20 prompt and poem”

July 19 prompt

Posting this in my moment of breath …

Thursday, July 19th prompt is “kill the cliche” …

July 18 prompt & poem

Okay … let’s do this. I think of have my stuff prepped.

Wednesday, July 17th’s prompt is from the list … “mystery of pebbles”. … Continue reading “July 18 prompt & poem”

July 17 prompt

Been a slow week and an even slower day but it seems like I have my Pixy re-built.

Which means I now have access again to my July prompt Continue reading “July 17 prompt”

July 16 prompt

Slowly rebuilding Pixy’s innards. Slow going, but I’m getting there. Still can’t get my MS Office to load … so we are still on impromptu prompts.

Saturday, July 14th’s prompt is a photo of Hummingwood Farm (out in Stayton) … Continue reading “July 16 prompt”

July 13 prompt

Yes, still Pixy-less … Yet another scaled -down post. Keep in mind, since I can’t access my prompt list on Pixy, these mobile prompts are purely Continue reading “July 13 prompt”

July 12 prompt

UPDATE: Found this in my draft folder. Hate when stuff doesn’t post….

Pixy still infirmed so going mobile.

Getting tired of my mobile phone swapping out my words, ‘tho. (Pixy is NOT ‘Pony, idjit!) One of the reasons it’s nickname is Bitch. Continue reading “July 12 prompt”

Jul 11 prompt

UPDATE: Found this in my draft folder. Hate when stuff doesn’t post….

Going mobile again.

Wednesday, July 11th prompt is “circle of wood”. Continue reading “Jul 11 prompt”

Jul 10 prompt

Pixy, my laptop, won’t boot up yesterday & today. And I’m scattered today to troubleshoot it. So let’s go mobile!

Of course,

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Jul 9 prompts & poem

Yay, ‘puter is still behavin’ … so let’s do this!

Monday, July 9 prompt is “genuine”.   Continue reading “Jul 9 prompts & poem”

Jul 7 & 8 prompts & poem

Friday, the gremlins not only took possession of my e-devices … they even managed to assail my son’s car as well. We hope a car wizard can repel and expel them tomorrow.

Fridays shenanigans had me down for Continue reading “Jul 7 & 8 prompts & poem”

Jul 6 prompt

Another day of non-stop obstacles and detours … And it looks like I won’t be able to make any poetry or poetry writing gatherings this weekend.

But let’s play anyways … Continue reading “Jul 6 prompt”

Jul 5 prompt

This is gonna down and dirty at first because I am running late this morning. I’ll flesh it out when I get to my next stop w/ WIFI.

Thursday’s July 5 prompt is “conversations between people who don’t exist?” Continue reading “Jul 5 prompt”

Jul 4 prompt & poem

Today is Independence Day here in the US of A; Enjoy and celebrate it if you are of the mind. I just can’t bring myself to – too many civil rights and human rights being removed daily Continue reading “Jul 4 prompt & poem”

Jul 3 prompts

Monday has been a real bitch – so let’s add a bit of whimsey/

Tuesday’s Jul 3  prompt was “You don’t strike me as a professional criminal.’  ‘That’s why I’m so good at it …” Continue reading “Jul 3 prompts”

Jul 1 & 2 prompts

I had hoped things would settle down this week, after the last week’s events … but as soon as I try to catch my breath, there’s still a few curve balls.  Still, I’m tenacious – Let’s forge ahead! Continue reading “Jul 1 & 2 prompts”

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