Category Archives: Cricket

Day 5 & 6: Cricket 12/Life & Death in The Country

PML 2012: Days 5 & 6 The Prompt(s): BIG chunk of text today.  As it happens, Life intervened in getting Day 5 out on time, but then after I read the prompt for Day 6, I realized I needed to … Continue reading

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DAY 2: Cricket 11/”Dear John Parker”

Pimp My Lent 2012/Day 2   The Prompt:  From Diana Sheehan… You know the way you feel when the fireflies glimmer? The way you feel when overnight your hips grow slimmer?   -Ogden Nash   The Product: A new Cricket … Continue reading

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CRICKET, Part 10

Pimp My Lent/Day43 The Prompt: From Mark Daves… “There was a desert wind blowing that night. It was one of those hot dry Santa Anas that come down through the mountain passes and curl your hair and make your nerves … Continue reading

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CRICKET, Part 9

Pimp My Lent/Day 35 The Prompt: From writer/photographer Nancy Kruh… The Product: Latest letter from Cricket to her pen-pal cousin… Dear John Parker, Dad asked me if I have written any Dear John letters lately. He thinks this is a … Continue reading

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CRICKET, Part 8

  Pimp My Lent/Day 31 The Prompt: From Dennise Garcia… “The chairs are uncomfortable in the county hospital emergency room. There is a baby crying. Shrieking. And crying some more. In the background the television displays young, beautiful, rich, spoiled … Continue reading

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CRICKET, Part 7

(photo by Tracy Hicks) Pimp My Lent/Days 25 & 26 The Prompt: Another double-header: combining today’s and tomorrow’s prompts. Pimptress Gretchen Smith sends a single word:  “MENDACITY” Pimptress Jen Pasion offers a favorite Edward Gorey cartoon: The Product: A series … Continue reading

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CRICKET, Part 6

Pimp My Lent/Day 23 The Prompts: Two-prompt day! From zookeeper Doug Snyder, a selection from “Wigfield” by Amy Sedaris, Stephen Colbert and Paul Dinello… “The phrase “sprawling ramshackle compound” is thrown around all too casually these days, but in this … Continue reading

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