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Sue Vincent's Daily Echo
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If you are a writer, artist or photographer…If you have a poem, story or memoirs to share… If you have a book to promote, a character to introduce, an exhibition or event to publicise… If you have advice for writers, artists or bloggers…
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I don’t bite and I don’t charge.
I am also hoping that more people will share their true experiences with those elusive realities that hover on the edge of perception.
You can find a list HERE of all the contributions so far to this series.
If you have had a strange experience or encounter that you would like to share, please get in touch.
I am not looking for sensationalism or fictional tales… but in light of the response to some recent posts, I think it…
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illuminates one tree
and silhouettes in stark relief
the ravages of Autumn’s dessicating wind and warmth
High above the mist
an unmistakable shape
rock of Avalon
And though our search was ended
our life’s quest had just begun
A shape in the mist
From out of the mist
there appeared a shambling shape
baleful eyes staring
“Ah there you are Sandy,” Annabel exclaimed excitedly. She rushed over and hugged the poor dog’s shaggy neck which was dripping with moisture from the mist and his husky, panting breath. “We’ve been so worried about you, you mustn’t ever run off again even if there are lots of interesting smells to investigate.” She knew that she couldn’t really be angry with him, being so relieved that he had come back. “Right, let’s get back to the car and I’ll give you a lovely rubdown and get some of this mud off of your legs. Then we will go back to the cottage and get you in front of the fire, you silly boy.”
So great is the love
of a person for their dog
relief quells anger
When silk stocking top
changes to a smooth, cool skin
Skin should be covered
if you travel in the day
along the silk road
Always good to find a list of upcoming competitions, like them or not they keep the creative juices flowing and you never know when your Kudos may need a boost
Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog
by Erica Verrillo on Publishing … and Other Forms of Insanity:
There are nearly three dozen free writing contests in October.
They cover the full range of topics, styles and genres, from short stories, to essays, to poetry, to full-length works.
In addition to the prestige of winning a contest, some of the monetary prizes this month are substantial.
Be sure to check the submission requirements carefully, as some have age and geographical restrictions.
Many contests are held annually, so if you miss a contest you may be able to catch it next year.
NOTE: On the last Thursday of every month, I post upcoming writing contests for the following month.
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Due to the very fair weather and the promise of rain later I decided to take the dogs out for an early walk. sadly I failed to realise that the dew on the grass would be so heavy this early in the morning at this time of year and when I let them off for a bit of a free runaround their legs and fur took on the appearance of having waded through a fast-flowing stream. These two take rather a lot of grooming so I knew that their rightful owner would not be impressed if they returned and bounced all over the furniture leaving wet trails everywhere so a brisk rubdown in the yard with a fleecy towel was the only thing to do.
a sentinel stands
where the ancient dust settled
stranger wait awhile
rest your hand upon the stone
let it’s gentle guidance flow
voices from the past
words unwritten in their time
waiting to be heard
listen to your heart while minds
left open will surely find
answers to the mysteries
Gaia will at last reveal
secrets hidden in our souls