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they needed coffee
once they filled themselves with it
life’s meaning was clear

for Three Line Tales

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oatmeal-brained ruler
gins up nightmare country rules
to the delight of some

for Three Things Challenge

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here is the puzzle
how to get to survival
from where we are now

for Daily Addictions

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when faced with something
irrefutable there is
always denial

for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge

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cat plays with caught bird
even caprice is deadly
for us meat eaters

for Ragtag Daily Prompt

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our debt to the world
precarious existence
payment coming due

for The Daily Spur

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exquisite objects
more often found in gardens
than in our households

for Your Daily Word Prompt

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errant crocodile
finds neighborhood swimming hole
a welcome buffet

for Word of the Day Challenge

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tracks and trails and paths
of animals aren’t paved
except for humans

for Crimson’s Creative Challenge

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tigers may eat rats
rats and more rats rats in stacks
rats like furry pancakes

image by IrinaPirogova from Pixabay
for 5 Lines or Less