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The Golden Swath

It was one of those warm and still nights on the ocean. Anchored out in Old Harbor, we could hear the lively music and crowds at the big hotel on the island.We were sitting in the stern sipping coffee and soon the night sky was dotted with stars.

I loved trying to pick out the summer constellations. Being born in May, my favorite was Castor and Pollux. Tonight the sky was cloudless and there were so many stars it was hard to see between them. Just then I saw the golden swath. Was it? Oh wow!  The Milky Way!

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Six Word Memoir Monday has been MIA for quite awhile.  The reason as you all must know is that I was the only one contributing to this wonderful brain exercise.  Today just seemed like THE day to re-introduce the word challenge, so here goes!!

Sunny Sunday, rainy Monday day off.

Ebbing tide, waning moon, summer ending

Husband, cucumbers, mandolin, blood, Emergency Room

Next time use the guard on the mandolin.

 

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A harvest moon

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It must be Monday when we start to think in abbreviated and concise sentences.  I have two guest contributors this week and am happy to have them!!

Pressing leaves between waxed paper sheets – Rosemarie

Live each day as a gift. – Gail

Harvest Moon, lunatic’s delight all night –Me

I swear this gets easier each week.  I must channeling my Ernest Hemmingway.  So glad I came across the AARP article and that referenced Smith Magazine where the Six Word Project began.

Additionally for those out there who are honing their writing skills, I have come across another site of interest.  Go to http://www.velvetverbosity.com/now this is the big time because you have to write One Hundred word stories/essays. Check it out!!!


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