Anger

The door slammed and with the sound, another piece of her heart shattered.  It had been this way for weeks. He had always had a temper, but it had been playful, easily ignored and she hadn’t thought anything of it. Until recently. Now his mood had changed. His temper was dark and brooding, always festering. She…

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Lifeless (Dark Side Thursday)

They’d been talking for almost thirty minutes. Coming from opposite sides of the city, they often chatted at this time of the evening, driving to their respective homes. It passed the hour in the car and it gave them a chance to talk about the things that they didn’t get a chance to talk about when they…

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Still Alice.

I can feel the dried tears on my face. My eyes are scratchy and my head is clouded. I just watched the movie Still Alice. Julianne Moore plays a 50 year old woman diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s Disease. It was such a beautifully made film and Julianne’s performance was one of the best I’ve…

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Hang Out

Why doesn’t anyone notice me? I’ve been hanging around here for six years! Nobody even sees me. I am invisible? Does anyone even care? Just wait… Soon… My time will come. I will show them. Soon. They’ll regret just passing me by. Soon. I can feel my time is coming. Soon. Soon…. OR She considered…

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alreadi

Looking at the sign While the spelling is not right The sentiment is… A cute little sign on a door in a cafe in Amsterdam. It was so sweet. So was the carrot cake – yum! ….. I have been nominated by Pommepal at Gypsy Life to post 5 photos over 5 days, with accompanying stories/musings/notes and…

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Momentarily Terrified

There’s a constant drone in an airplane. If you remove your headphones, you can listen to it. But inevitably you will stop hearing it. Until there’s a change in the frequency, the timbre of the sound. Then there’s that feeling in your tummy. Why did the sound change? You steal a few furtive glances at the…

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Separation Binds

  The panels of glass in this very large window are separated by thick metal strips. The thick metal strips bind the glass panels together to form a very large window. This could be a post about construction.  It could be about architecture. It could be about seeing the world as glass half full or…

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Waiting til Goodbye

You say I’m crazy, ’cause you don’t think I know what you’ve done, but when I call you baby, I know I’m not the only one. I’ve been waiting for you. For hours. I don’t know why I do it. You make me feel worthless. Except for those brief hours that we spend together, those…

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Sugar & Fire

Growing up on a sugar cane farm in Central Queensland, Australia, was great way to grow up. Our farmhouse was at the end of a long dirt road which emptied into our front yard. Across the front of the house was bushland – eucalyptus trees and kangaroos as far as you could see. Over the…

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