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Archive for the month “February, 2015”

NaHaiWriMo 2015: neglect

tumbledown farmhouse . . .

rank with weeds

the family graveyard


NaHaiWriMo 2/28 prompt = neglect.

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NaHaiWriMo 2015: nominate

raucous caucus!

starlings and grackles

at the bird feeder


NaHaiWriMo 2/27 prompt = nominate.

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NaHaiWriMo 2015: narrow

I narrow my focus —

this tree

this bird


NaHaiWriMo 2/26 prompt = narrow.

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NaHaiWriMo 2015: navigate

so many miles

just to be in this tree!

migrating sparrow


NaHaiWriMo 2/25 prompt = navigate.

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NaHaiWriMo 2015: nag

they badger each other

day and night!

the badgers


NaHaiWriMo 2/24 prompt = nag.

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NaHaiWriMo 2015: name

“Name all the . . .”

once again

that old schoolboy nightmare


NaHaiWriMo 2/23 prompt = name (or nickname).

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NaHaiWriMo 2015: nudge

nosing my hand

for attention

the pushy cat


NaHaiWriMo 2/22 prompt = nudge.

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NaHaiWriMo 2015: newlywed

the way he blushes

when he says it:

“my wife”


NaHaiWriMo 2/21 prompt = newlywed.

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NaHaiWriMo 2015: notebook

old journal . . .

turning the pages

gently


NaHaiWriMo 2/20 prompt = notebook.

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NaHaiWriMo 2015: nuance

not quite red

not quite orange . . .

flaming sunset


NaHaiWriMo 2/19 prompt = nuance.

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