Broken silence

the air itself paused

sounds of sirens menacing

stories told nervous

VJ’s Weekly Challenge #100: Pause

Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge: Tuesday, June 16, 2020


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  1. This really captures the aura of the moment. In fact, just moments before opening this, an ambulance drove through our quite neighbourhood – the “air ..,paused”. Well done!

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  2. Touching poem Eugenia.

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  3. owl on the book marker
    in three~

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  4. Sirens, always worrisome. Toughing words.

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  5. ‘Stories told nervous’
    The image is sincere and touching. 👍

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  6. Definitely a tense feeling…I hear them too often, as I’m on a state highway.

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  7. You hit the hammer on the nail with this purrfect haiku, Eugi. Love the picture too😺Pawkisses for a Happy Day🐾😽💞

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  8. Eugenia,

    The air itself paused really grabbed me, almost sending a shiver down my spine. To feel as if the air pauses has to be an intense moment. Excellent job, my friend!

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  9. Ahhh so many emotions are coming out…out of this short yet thought provoking piece

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  10. Reminds me of camping trips, hanging around the fire, and telling ghost stories. 🙂

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