Butterfly: 5 Minute Freewrite: Wednesday - Prompt: smooth as silk

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Today I got my very first @curie upvote for Svoke - Divine Healer. I'm super excited! I had the school boy giggles for a little while. It was difficult to focus on meditation practice after I found out. 8-)

Anyways … on to today's freewrite.

Parts to this story
Butterfly1. Old Maid 2. Pitiful 3. Headache 4. Coffee 5. Three Grapes 6. Helicopter 7. Helpless 8. Overslept

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"Get your fingers out of your mouth," Peter says slapping Charlie's hand away from his mouth. "You are fine. He knows nothing about us. I have been making sure of that. He wanted the old woman out of the way because he knows how much she likes to talk. You don't like to talk so you have nothing to worry about."

Charlie takes a seat and buries his face with his hands. He can't keep from sobbing. He was never cut out to handle large amounts of pressure.

"Come on, cheer up." Peter makes his way over to the fridge, opens it, and takes out the milk. He takes two glasses down from the cupboards and pours milk into each of them. He takes one glass over to Charlie, who by this time seemed to be getting his composure together. "The plan I have will go smooth as silk as long as we keep it together.

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My Completed Freewriting prompts:


Non-Fiction
DudeBittersweetHookHousecoatNail
Faster Than LightSweaterA Ridiculous Amount of FunMosquitoBamboo
The EntrywayPartyImportantHer Homemade JamsBack Pain
MotherMilkSwingBored StiffMonkey’s Wedding
AppetiteTravelFrosting a CakeBonesClouds
ScratchWetDepressionCampingQuadrillion
Describe the Room You Are InDewSkinnyMoldHerbs
WoodCore ValuesPlayersSyrupSell-out
SpaparachutesGrapevineNothingMishap
Eagle Scout

Fiction
Cane (Bonus: Red Wine)BasketParasolWireA Kiss
CherryMiamiLizard CavePhonePrototype
DiscordA Jumble of WordsSuffers in SilenceBathTalking Dog
Grand PianoEpilogueChalkFood to the TableBasics
CopySquashFried ChickenPotbellied PigCancer
Dog BreathMovementBreedFool

Ongoing StoriesNumbered in Order of Story's Progression
Detective Story#1 Trolley #2 Flea #3 Awakening
Suspense/Horror#1 Late #2 Banana #3 Paper #4 Tree #5 5 #6 Home Alone #7 Doctor’s Office
The Stall#1 Medium #2 The Stall #3 The Stall #4 Mice #5 Detective #6 Homeless #7 Eyebrows #8 40 Percent Off #9 One Year #10 The Stall
Church#1 Church #2 Ornate #3 Chips #4 State
Butterfly1. Old Maid 2. Pitiful 3. Headache 4. coffee 5. Three Grapes 6. Helicopter 7.Helpless 8. Overslept

Poems
#52 Caterpillar#85 Wildflower

Weekend Freewrites:
The Crooked UmbrellaThe PictureThe Chair That I’m Strapped ToA Common Ending
WithdrawalRichard’s SurpriseThe TrapCanyon Making You Crazy?
The HawkEmerge from the DepthsMarjorie's Alcohol ProblemThe Run Around

We-writes (collaborations with community members)
MonsterEagle Scout 1st Entry: 2nd Entry: 3rd Entry

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Good job on getting me into the caper. (And congs on your Curie upvote!)

Here is today's prompt: Day 294: 5 Minute Freewrite: Thursday - Prompt: puzzle

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@wordymouth - thank you

Bravo Tristan, congrats for your curie vote! Oh, that amazing feeling when you check your post and discover a whale vote.. cheers!

Thank you @f3nix I was doubly excited when I won this weeks contest as well.

When I first got on about two years ago, I got a few large upvote a couple of times but I didn't know I was being blessed. I left for a year and a half, coming back think the same thing would happen. It took about four months this time! lol. steemit has changed and I missed that boat. haha

An extra surprise is you reading my work. I assume you have enjoyed it and I am very glad.

Peace, mate.

Hello @tristancarax, thank you for sharing this creative work! We just stopped by to say that you've been upvoted by the @creativecrypto magazine. The Creative Crypto is all about art on the blockchain and learning from creatives like you. Looking forward to crossing paths again soon. Steem on!

@creativecrypto Interesting pick. Thanks for your support!