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Blogging Is Like A Flea Market

hells_kitchen_flea_market[1]Daily Prompt: Tagline

Often, our blogs have taglines. But what if humans did, too? What would your tagline be?

Maybe it’s just me (and it usually is), but isn’t blogging like going to a flea market and setting up your own booth.

At first you don’t know exactly how you fit in or if you have the right product for the flea market crowd. Soon you realize that all kinds of people come to flea markets. After a while others begin to accept you and before long you are on the circuit.

The items you bring to the flea market are a specialty that maybe doesn’t attract a lot of buyers. You search around and find out what others bring and what customers buy. You make adjustments, but with your own twists. Your specialty items are always tucked away just waiting for that special customer.

I went to a flea market and became…

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Philippine Independence Day 2013

Google Doodle to celebrate Philippine Independence Day


Take flight – two words, two meanings


One flees towards the obscure jungle

and hides in the soft trembling darkness

of stubbornly unseeing eyes

wishing, wishing …

While the other one soars high, high, high …

Gazing at the magnifying whiteness

Encompassing, revealing …

Then finally, seeing …

Everything is in plain sight

Show yourself …




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