Hour Four – 2020

Recipe for Pretending That Everything’s Fine Ingredients: – Mask (metaphorical or literal) – 5 ounces of inappropriate laughter – 2 cups of mitigated anxiety – 1 bowl of feigned interest – ¾ tablespoon of awareness Method: – Keep mask on at all times, except while…

Free Verse (Recipe Poem) – Recipe for Love

Hour 2, Prompt 2 Recipe Poem contributed by Jennifer Faylor Choose something unrelated to food to create a recipe for––joy, a winter holiday, or an ideal lover, anything goes. Make a list of five “ingredients” for your poem. For example: Recipe for Averting Disaster 1….

Recipe For Surviving Dogs in the Morning_Prompt #2 kjkidder

Ingredients: Unconditional Love Old yard shoes A bit of strength A supply of small plastic bags Unlimited imagination Early morning wake-ups often delivered by wet noses of those you treasure If at first, you don’t respond, Your anxious pet may move on to drastic measures…

Recipe For a Solo Lockdown

Ingredients: One accommodation, occupied solely by yourself A scattering of well-meaning friends, popped up from nowhere One long distance relationship One far-away family A mixed bag of acceptance, fear, pride and loneliness Method: 1.Take the accommodation and stuff well with largely useless items Bought in…

A Happy Marriage

1. Respect 2. Affection 3. understanding 4. empathy 5. Partnership Seek partnership with a person you can respect, who will understand your struggles and feelings. Marinate them in affection each day. Throw away the timer because tomorrow isn’t promised.

(Hour 09) 6.30-7.30am — #38 “Christmas cake”

#38 living in Oz where Christmas is in summer & the temps are usually in the high 30’s i don’t think we’ve ever had a special Christmas Cake Wikipedia tells me a favourite of many is the traditional Scottish Christmas cake the Whisky Dundee —…