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Re: NaPoWriMo

Postby riverwriter » Fri Apr 11, 2014 8:03 pm

NaPoWriMo 11: Apple Time

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Re: NaPoWriMo

Postby Cat Sith » Sat Apr 12, 2014 10:19 am

Hi River,
Just wanted you to know I'm enjoying your poems!

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Re: NaPoWriMo

Postby Agnes » Sat Apr 12, 2014 2:54 pm

WordSith wrote:Hi River,
Just wanted you to know I'm enjoying your poems!


ditto

and thanks for the nudge with the titles. Because I probably wouldn't have written a thing this month without them. :smt006

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Re: NaPoWriMo

Postby riverwriter » Sat Apr 12, 2014 5:29 pm

Agnes wrote:
WordSith wrote:Hi River,
Just wanted you to know I'm enjoying your poems!


ditto

and thanks for the nudge with the titles. Because I probably wouldn't have written a thing this month without them. :smt006


Thanks to you both! Aren't we a fancy little club of three!

As I may have noted, Agnes, I am quite impressed by your daily production: there have been a few that have really intrigued me.

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Re: NaPoWriMo

Postby riverwriter » Sat Apr 12, 2014 7:22 pm

NaPoWriMo 12: Bitsa

Agnes, I posted a bit of explanation of this word that accompanied the post on FaceBook: My wife's uncle was a chef who was fond of assembling meals he calle "bitsa", bitsa this and bitsa that -- whatever was leftover or available.

While the coinage has a private joke connotation, it just fell out of me while I was composing the list rather hurriedly.

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Re: NaPoWriMo

Postby Agnes » Sat Apr 12, 2014 8:50 pm

riverwriter wrote:NaPoWriMo 12: Bitsa

Agnes, I posted a bit of explanation of this word that accompanied the post on FaceBook: My wife's uncle was a chef who was fond of assembling meals he calle "bitsa", bitsa this and bitsa that -- whatever was leftover or available.

While the coinage has a private joke connotation, it just fell out of me while I was composing the list rather hurriedly.



Ya know, that use did come to mind with this word, except I'd want to spell it bits o'...as in bits of. It sort of came out that way in my poem anyway with all those bits o' scrap. (Probably why I start it with "Bits of.") :lol: Did you know there was a British tv show called Bitsa? Crafts show. I ran with that.

I think I'm having bitsa for dinner tonight. I usually refer to it as scrounge. :doubt: :smt003

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Re: NaPoWriMo

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NaPoWriMo 13: Chronology

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NoPoWriMo 15: Leaves in Sunlight

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NaPoWriMo 16: Moonsong

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Re: NaPoWriMo

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NaPoWriMo 17: Pale

A dramatic monologue

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Re: NaPoWriMo

Postby Agnes » Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:00 pm

riverwriter wrote:NaPoWriMo 17: Pale

A dramatic monologue



What happened to your apostrophes? They started out normal, then turned. :? Punctuation. It's evil, I tell ya.

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Re: NaPoWriMo

Postby riverwriter » Fri Apr 18, 2014 9:39 am

Agnes wrote:
riverwriter wrote:NaPoWriMo 17: Pale

A dramatic monologue



What happened to your apostrophes? They started out normal, then turned. :? Punctuation. It's evil, I tell ya.


Strange. My eyesight is such that I had not noticed. I shall investigate this new example of majickal technonsense . . .

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Re: NaPoWriMo

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riverwriter wrote:
Agnes wrote:What happened to your apostrophes? They started out normal, then turned. :? Punctuation. It's evil, I tell ya.


Strange. My eyesight is such that I had not noticed. I shall investigate this new example of majickal technonsense . . .


A little experimentation has yielded this information: if I paste text or edit text in visual mode, the apostrophes set up typographically; however, if I edit in text (code) mode, the apostrophes set up in ASCII. Who knew? Bet you're glad you asked.

BTW: I have edited the last line. The young lady is now offered borsht instead of tea to bring colour to her cheeks. Hmmm. Just looked up borscht. *blush*

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Re: NaPoWriMo

Postby Cat Sith » Fri Apr 18, 2014 11:56 am

Yiksies. The impaler. Creative and horrid. I like it, except I don't. If you get what I mean. Ugh.


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