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This week's words;

Sunday - Instructions

Monday- Motorcycle

Tuesday- Wildflower

Wednesday- Asparagus

Thursday- Stopwatch

Friday - Confetti


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« on: January 07, 2019, 06:19:17 PM »

Running barefoot, toes catching on ingrown grass, feet cold, pant cuffs wet. Night shadows the ground, trees like statues pose. Taste of smoke, Ohia wood I hide. The flag is being guarded closely, red paisley bandanna visible behind warm bodies. A tap on my shoulder I inhale sharply, but it's my teammate. We make a run for it, wind ricocheting off my face I reach, reach arm like a torch at the Olympics. roots stick out and trip me, twist away torso like gumbi I got it, now breathless strides until safe inside our imaginary border line. Slaps on the back and hollers that echo through the night my fingers cling to the trophy like claws. Memories...riding in the back of dad's Toyota pickup, waving our hands against the air, hair flying--

**Is it just me or are the words repeating more frequently?**   
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