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Word Storytime 5/9/18

By Awnali Mills

Today’s storytime was all about…words.  Yep.  Words.  The books I chose were Little Bird’s Bad Word by Jacob Grant and The Book with No Pictures… 336 more words


The thought is placed in its brain wetsuit and starts to swim in an ocean of worry

How it dives in there is either through a random comment or a text… 259 more words

Juan Life

Dude! That doesn't mean what you think it means. Part Two

Writers of historical fiction occasionally find themselves at the mercy of an evolving language. Many words which once had common, non-controversial meanings, have changed over the years and now carry linguistic baggage our ancestors would have never imagined. 550 more words


A modern-day impropriety

According to my dear, crazy redheaded Mama, the end of civility fell upon my generation.

Hers, she claims, had a sense of decency.

“We didn’t talk the way you and your friends do. 810 more words


I Want a Black Witch

I have been creatively constipated and unable to make sense of my own thoughts much less do any writing. I have bitched and complained plenty, to the ones I love, along with a few losers, who believe me deserve it. 782 more words



That first “stupid” comes out of your angel’s mouth.

“Gasp! Where did they hear that?” We look around like we are s…

My dad had creative ways to alter big family squabbles and wrangles. 216 more words

Childhood Matters

Sentimental Sunday: Poems for a Bad Day Filled with Bad People

First a Haiku:

An enlightened mind
Seeks ways to conquer its foes
Softly with kindness

Now onto the poems:

Just as day is ending
Each one of us begins… 63 more words