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The Sunday Whirl: Wordle 464

The drumming By the glow of the fire, we could hear the thrumming of the distant drums like waves on the ocean, except coming to our ears. We didn’t mean to stop here; it was because we spent so much time repairing the chimney.   Suddenly there was a sound of chains rattling, dinning the peacefulness of the […]

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The Sunday whirl

Thanks again to Brenda for hosting the Sunday Whirl Challenge.You can participate by clicking here: Wouldn’t it be heaven if you could caress the soft cotton of a babies’ blanket?  You typically do not see one the color of coal, but I am sure there is a cart that holds a black blanket someone wants to purchase. If you were to covet all of the […]

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The Sunday Whirl: Wordle #458

Words:  order, whiskey, empty, lift, touch, frothy, dish, singe, breathe, cottage, eggs, smoke Written for: https://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/2020/05/31/wordle-458/ Bill’s Binge Bill lifted his head off the pillow with a groan. Had he really been the only one to empty that bottle of cheap whiskey? It had been years since he had touched the stuff and now here he was beginning a whole new chain of events that […]

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Time for Parole – Sunday Whirl: Wordle 445

Time for Parole It wasn’t until yesterday that I thought about my brother. He had been in jail for the past eight years and no matter how many times he called to ask for a visit or for money, I couldn’t forget that he was a storyteller, someone who could not be trusted, someone who found excuses for all of the wrongs […]

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The Sunday Whirl: Wordle 433

Girl on fire There she is lecturing me, like my life is a story that she cannot stomach, and I listen, trying to choke down the last few bites of my pasta. She apparently always has to feel like filling the space with talk, even though I try to enjoy the people watching. My hunger had been satiated bites ago but I am unsure of […]

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Sunday Whirl: Wordle #432

Sitting in a coffee shop  As I sit here in disguise, like a villain being hunted by the hero, I resign myself and decide to stay, tucked in the corner of this coffee shop, hoping to avoid any conversation. And I write, chain smoke, and decide how to rally against the negativity which will envelope me when I go home. I know it will happen. I […]

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