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Quoted in the Grove:

From now on, ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.
~Winston Churchill

As far as I’m concerned, ‘whom’ is a word that was invented to make everyone sound like a butler.
~Calvin Trillin

Even if you do learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?
~Clarence Darrow

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Posted from the Grove:

Wow! Our two week vacation from the Post & Review is over so … so quickly. This being the summer season, the Great Dispersion has set in. Happens every year.  Ya peeps are out there livin’ it! Perfect! You’ve better things to do with your summer, so we’ll not use up much of your sun time with make-news

Those attending this week’s Word Game (tomorrow, see below), are being asked to be on the alert for provocative, image-intensive words, and to bring a favorite to be used in this week’s Impromptu, or the Prewritten exercise for next week’s game

Piffin will be Guest Editor for the July 21 edition of the Wordgrove Post & Review

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Prewritten prompts for Mon (07/08) 5 pm PT/8 ET: fend, raze

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@Writers Platform

Prewritten: pedestrian, panache

~Stejovis: Tally Ho
(Transferred to the Tally Board, quoted here in full. Feel free to vote your favorite line)

Pedestrian little snail
gamely entered my mouth
and with great panache
led the entire meal
out.

~BarTalk: Absinthe and Badge: chapter ii – Badge

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Impromptu: haiku using ~ frothy, quench

~whitefeather: haiku

~Stejovis: two haiku

~BarTalk: haiku

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Writers in Residence:
All y’all better be working on your own writing projects during this break. Weeks of summer leisure are yours to fill creatively. A couple stories, some journal entries, one good poem you’ve spent time with … something. Anything. You’ll be pleased. It’s good for you. It really is

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