V.J.'s Weekly Challenge #76: music

This week’s challenge was inspired by a new follower of mine on Twitter. His name is John Tiller, and he hails from Manchester, UK. After listening to his pinned track: “Battle Ready”, I promised to share his work, so here it is: https://johntiller.bandcamp.com/track/battle-ready John’s Twitter account is @itsjohntiller. Music is the focus this week. Share […]

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Satisfaction

SimpleAlluringTemporalInspiringSweetFickleAttainableChosenTempoIntuitiveOftenNeglected. It’s been a week. Happy to have made it to Sunday, still breathing. Thank you dear blogging friends for keeping me sane with your wonderful posts and comments. Please take a moment to look back, if you missed any: Reverie in ReverseHeart to HeartReena SaxenaAWISEWOMANSJOURNEYSharing ThoughtsPHOTOGRAPHY OCDPoetryPaletteparallaxone letter UPSgeoilStuff and what if… See you […]

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VJ’s Weekly Challenge #75: satisfying

“Look at this Grandma!” The video shows pink, elephant shaped, blobs falling from the sky and hitting rooftops. “It’s so satisfying!” “What’s satisfying about it?” “The way they land, and how the pink spreads out.” She then shows me another video, also satisfying, of a fingers squeezing a tube with holes in the top. Purple […]

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Attempted Moderation

“Bah, Humbug!” Ric snarls at me as I shake my head when he reaches for a box of candy canes to throw in our cart. We are both on diets, and the Moms have clearly stated to keep the sugary treats to a minimum. “We don’t need them!” I do sound like Scrooge, and it’s […]

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VJ’s Weekly Challenge #74: moderation

“The greatest lesson you can teach her is moderation.” These words were spoken by a psychic medium I visited while pregnant with my second child. I had no way of knowing at the time how prophetic they would be. Child #2 was indeed given to extremes, and moderation was a lesson we both needed to […]

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More Hole Than Whole

The woman in the mirror is flawedage spots where freckles once sprouted,streaks of white, peppering former auburn,inner scars marking discontent. How then is she expectedto know wholeness? In days when mind was sharpself-confidence wobbled;when spirituality was planted,self-judgment undermined. The path to wholenesspitted with potholes. How often emotion overrodecommon sense, and choicesled her astray, how thickthe […]

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V.J.’s Weekly Challenge #73: whole

Joseph was eighteen when I first met him, a hulk of man with dark eyes that always glanced away, and a permanent hunch, like a cowering animal. He didn’t communicate verbally, but with patience and a steadying touch, could type out his thoughts, if the mood struck him. Some days he would pace and flutter […]

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