Author Archives: tracy

Billybob-Dave the Squirrel

I have a folder where I keep a collection of “Word of the Day” emails.  As a fun exercise to keep my writing skills and imagination supple and well-oiled,  I’m taking a word from that collection to use within a … Continue reading

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Muscle Relaxers, Tanka & Haiku

on the couch, I sit hungover stupor, staring muscle relaxers helpful for muscle spasms not for the morning after muscle relaxers side effects include brain fog morning hangover ©2021 Tracy Swartz

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Mowing, a Tanka Poem

I hate to mow grass. It’s hot and bugs are biting. I hate mowing grass. Have I made my point clearly? Mowing is not my favorite chore. ©2021 Tracy Swartz And, I’d like to present today’s haute couture mowing fashion: … Continue reading

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E’s Hope Dragon

E is the granddaughter of The Sandwich Queen, my friend & sister in Lunch. Earlier this year, E (age 5) was diagnosed with Metachromatic Leukodystrophy. It’s a rare hereditary brain disease. There is no known cure. Currently, E is in … Continue reading

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