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Author: Ugly Aphrodite (Available on Amazon Kindle) Ah, the need to get your thoughts out there! Happy reading folks!

FFfAW: The Cost of Freedom

A white picket fence and garden chairs, Natasha had her perfect backyard all planned out. She kept telling herself that one day, her land would be free for her to live a normal life. Their valley had been under occupation … Continue reading

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FFfAW: Earth’s Legacy

“Timberrr!!” As the majestic bark came crashing down, its thunderous descent was met by the scampering of furry animals. Creatures of the sky squawked in anger as they flapped to yet another abode. A galaxy away, Captain Toremia studied the … Continue reading

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Tanka Challenge: Farcical Wars

The mighty make war Under the guise of freedom Oil, land and power All ulterior motives Peace now seems an illusion For Weekly Tanka Challenge  War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace – Thomas Mann War … Continue reading

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FFfAW: Memories Matter

Vaughn greeted his sister grimly, ready for another fight. A week ago, Victoria too had been prepared to have it out with her brother, then Dr. McPherson had called with her results. “So you ordered one for me too, uh?” Vaughn motioned … Continue reading

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Tanka Challenge: Happy Easter!

A joyous season Praying for peace in the world Let’s all share our smiles Interfaith celebration Happy Easter everyone! For Weekly Tanka Challenge

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Song Lyric Sunday: Rhythm of the Rain -The Cascades


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Song lyric Sunday: The Path – Raef

Country Roads by John Denver is the perfect road trip song!… But as I’ve already shared it before (darn!)… going with this one!…..And maybeee, I’ll find the path I seek tonight….! Enjoy! 🙂 For Song Lyric Sunday

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FFfAW: Easy Pickings

It was a desolate area, at least for the rest of the world. The residents knew every inch of this misty place they’d called home for generations. So when the helicopters breached their airspace in a targeted attack, the locals … Continue reading

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Song Lyric Sunday: Culture Club- Karma Chameleon

I love the 80s! A lot of fun songs! Here’s one by Boy George! 🙂 Also sharing a song from my country (sorry, couldn’t find one with English subtitles…..I just love the feel of the oldies! :)) For Song Lyric … Continue reading

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TLT: Guilty

The dead bodies on the screen finally broke him. They found him with his brains splattered all over the wall. The suicide note he’d left read: Guilty of collateral damage. For Three Line Tales

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