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This week’s writing prompt at 3LineTales is the image below by Davide Cantelli via Unsplash.   There’s nothing like the musty, crisp fragrance of  a library! The wafting aroma as I fan the pages of an old book is almost aphrodisiacal. Alas, they don’t taste as good as they smell.   Xylophagia    

Shamans Call

Today at MindLovesMisery’s Menagerie, we have Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille. The prompt is the image below by Alexander Nickolsky/Siberian Times. Shamans call upon Siberian Ancestors — Bang the drums harder.   Shapeshifting into reindeer brings swiftness, insights. Shamans play with fire.    

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The Elder’s Hogan

It’s Wordle-day at MindLoveMisery’s Menagerie! We are to create a story using at least ten of the words below: Rub Psyche Vitiate – spoil or impair the quality or efficiency of: development programmes have been vitiated by the rise in population. • destroy or impair the legal validity of: the insurance is vitiated because of foolish acts on the part of the tenant. Rose Receive Occurrence Persuade […]

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It’s the Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip at MindLoveMisery’s Menagerie. Today we are tasked with creating a Trois-par-Huit. Trois-par-Huit (Three-by-Eight or Octa-Tri for short), a poem containing three stanzas of 3, 3 and 2 lines OR 3, 2 and 3 lines: 8 lines total with a syllable count of 3, 6, 9, 12, 12, 9, 6, […]

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Fettuccini Afraid-O

Today at MindLoveMisery’s Menagerie is Tale Weaver, for which we are to write about a phobia — real or imagined. ** “I just love Italian food!” Shelley feigned enthusiasm as she wound and unwound her long black hair around her fingers. “This menu is amazing…” “Get whatever you want,” Eddie shrugged. “Looks like you could use […]