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Haiku Friday – Nightmare & Horror

29 Dec

Hi, everyone! Welcome!

My best friend, Sophia won’t stop wailing and howling in the middle of the night. “It burns, it burns!” she screams. I visit her at her mother’s house, where her ashes are kept in an urn, but it doesn’t help.

 

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Night terrors visit

Sleep’s become a memory

I fear the darkness

The blue in his eyes

became the new shade of my

nightmares––Don’t wake me.

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Nightmare and Horror are this week’s prompt words chosen by Ronovan Hester of Ronovan Writes.

Ron hosts a challenge that anyone could participate in called Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge every Monday, and you have until Sunday to create a post featuring your haiku poem. He is an author and poet and also does author interviews and much more on his blog. Be sure to check it out. Read Ron’s Haiku Prompt Challenge Guidelines for more information.

Have a wonderful New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, everyone!

Haiku Friday – Year & New

1 Jan

Happy New Year !!

I hope everyone had a great New Year’s Eve. My family and I spent NYE on Miami Beach and watched fireworks over the ocean just before counting down to midnight. It was wonderful. Life is made of memories; we should make many sweet, exciting, loving memories in 2016 and in all the years to come, because in the end it is all we’ll have.

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Ronovan from Ronovan Writes provided this week’s prompt words, Year and New. I love these words. Ron wanted us to try doing opposite meanings in our haiku this week. It was a challenge but I think I got it, if not I certainly had fun trying.

Ronovan is a writer and poet and he also does author interviews and much more. You can read some of his poetry and fiction pieces on his blog. He also hosts RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge every Monday. Anyone can participate. Check out his Haiku Prompt Challenge Guidelines for more information.

2016

A shiny new year

Possibilities abound

Dreams are within reach

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All the best to you all!

Writer’s Quote Wednesday – Happy New Year!

30 Dec

I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and Happy Holidays this past week. For me it’s been a very hectic and fun season so far. All the craziness and festivities have thrown my schedule off a bit, but I intend to get right back on track this week.

It’s hard to believe that this is the last Wednesday of 2015. I’ve set a few goals for the new year, nothing too outrageous or lofty. This year I set reasonable goals that I can achieve if I work hard and stay on course.

I wish everyone a wonderful new year filled with great achievements!

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Colleen Chesebro is a writer, poet, and book reviewer. She hosts an inspiring event every Wednesday on her blog, Silver Threading, called Writer’s Quote Wednesday. Anyone can participate by choosing a quote by a favorite writer and posting it on your blog. Check out her weekly wrap-up every Tuesday and be inspired by all the quotes.

Ronovan, from Ronovan Writes and Colleen have joined forces! He has been linking his #BeWoW blog share (Be Wonderful on Wednesday) now to include: Be Writing on Wednesday. If you would like to combine both posts feel free to do so and link them to Colleen’s post. She will make sure and add you to the quote wrap-up she does each Tuesday. Please make sure and check out Ron’s blog for more writing inspiration and motivation!

Happy New year

Haiku Friday – Happy New Year!

2 Jan

Hello, welcome to Haiku Friday. Happy New Year! May 2015 be filled with love, happiness, good health, and prosperity for you and your loved ones.

 

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For Those Who Stayed Home on New Year’s Eve

by ramara ♥

Time for a new year
we’ve used up the old one, and
are ready to move.

 

A New Year

by Vashti Quiroz-Vega

A new year begins

Eve’s fresh snow covers the old

New dreams in the stars

 

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Happy New Year! 

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Happy New Year!

1 Jan

Happy New Year!

Hello and welcome to my blog! I’ve been away on vacation and haven’t been able to post much in the last week or so. Next week I’ll be back on my regular schedule. However, I would like to wish happiness, good health and prosperity for 2014 to all my fans and followers. Best wishes to you and your loved ones in the new year and for all the years to come!

Below I’m sharing a few highlights of my vacation in Central Florida at the Gaylord Palms Hotel…

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Key West at the Gaylord Palms

Alligator Springs

I saw the Ice Show. Gaylord Palms flew in ice sculptors from Thailand to create an icy wonderland of sculptures. I was given a coat to put on while in the area of the ice sculptures (8 degrees fahrenheit). Burrr.

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Frosty the snowman

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I also visited Gingy’s house where you’re given a kit to make your own gingerbread family!

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Gingy Christmas tree

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Below is the gingerbread family that I helped make.

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One of my cookies came to life, escaped and hid between the cushions on my bed.

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As I continued to enjoy my hotel stay I had no idea that Gingy (it’s the name I gave my gingerbread cookie) had a plan of his own.

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Desserts

Alligator

Alligator mote

Gingy made himself comfortable in my bed and used up all my pillows!

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In the morning he had the nerve to use my toothbrush! After that there was no stopping him. He followed me everywhere I went.

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Gaylord Palms

Christmas at the Florida Keys

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I stepped away for a moment and Gingy drank all of my hot cocoa (baptized with Brandy).

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He insisted on playing cards with us. He ate, ate and ate (and had horrible table manners)! He even had the nerve to surf the web on my laptop (NO ONE touches my laptop)!

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After a while he grew on me and I learned to accept the little menace. Ha,ha!

All the best!

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