#OTR50 Day 152: Seconds Not as Good as the First

Did my second open mic last tonight. I decided to start on a lighter note. . . It’s good to test this things in such a safe supportive atmosphere. . . because I was clearly reminded that the light and light-hearted is simply not my strong suit. I need to select the poems I feel […]

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#OTR50 Day 150: A Two Dog Life

Still stuck in writer’s block. Forcing it is an exercise. Not happy with this at all. I don’t really even want to publish. However, I give myself this break as I’m too tired to start over. Hoping to do better tomorrow. Two dogs entwined into the life of our family. Two very different dogs. As […]

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#OTR50 Day 148: Wind in My Face

We brought Luna to the dog park this evening. Over the past year her behavior at the park has changed a bit. She used to practically ignore us while there, focusing instead on running, romping, and puppy wrestling with the other pups. She recently turned two and I’m definitely beginning to see the transition in […]

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#OTR50 Day 146: And the Tree Came Down

It was an old and overgrown tree diagonally across from our house. When I walked all the way up to the resting trunk, it rose to my shoulder height making it about 4 feet or rather approximately 1.2 meters. Most of the houses on our block were built in the 1950s and 1960s, this tree […]

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#OTR50 Day 145: Puppy Pile Evenings

These two have the right idea. Some nights are for curling up on the sofa and pretending that the rest of the world doesn’t exist. 220 Days to go. #OTR50

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