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24 July 2017
21 July 2017
8 July 2017
7 July 2017
3 July 2017
the lakes and streams polluted, air made foul.
Oh, never mind the name – just write one, do!
(Adopting a bit of a persona for this one. I don't REALLY think I'd be failed for cheekily correcting a spelling mistake. And actually, it turns out he's right, I'm wrong! I have now ascertained that 'curtal' is a variant of 'curtail', and is indeed the word used to describe this form.)
28 June 2017
Linking this to the latest Tuesday Platform at 'imaginary garden with real toads', where change is a theme.
25 June 2017
All I know is, I’m not Charlie Brown –
I think I’ll be Schroeder,
At 'imaginary garden with real toads', we were invited to find ourselves in cartoon characters in the prompt: Fashion me your words to fold ~ ergo (in less than 100 words). The mention of 'fold' inspired me to use Gillena Cox's Fold form. And then I was moved to write a second one. Each, individually, is under 100 words, but I didn't want to post them separately when they so clearly belong together.