Category Archives: In Ten

Timed ten minute writings synchronized from Mo & Dau.

Impressive/Fly Fishing

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IMPRESSIVE / FLY FISHING MO: My grandfather loved to fish.  He had the most impressive gear a fly fisherman could ever hope to attain.  It wasn’t that he was a wealthy man, but that throughout the years he gradually added … Continue reading

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Wisdom/Pizza

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WISDOM / PIZZA MO: If I were smarter, or wiser, or had more restraint, I wouldn’t be sitting here at this pizza joint stuffing my face with this marvelous, scrumptious, delectable slice of pizza.  “But, its only one slice, right?” … Continue reading

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Godiva Chocolate/Joy

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GODIVA CHOCOLATE / JOY MO: He stared through the window of the chocolate factory at the huge box of Godiva chocolates and wished with his whole little heart that he could buy it for his Mom. His mind traveled into … Continue reading

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Partner/Unlimited

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PARTNER / UNLIMITED MO: “You’ve got to stop and smell the roses,” my partner in our flower shop business told me.  “Not being punny,”  she said arranging long-stemmed red roses in a vase for a customer.  “We’ve been way overextended around here … Continue reading

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Dancing/Hot

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Mo’s Solo Ten-Minute Writing DANCING / HOT We never planned on living this long.  Like everyone else our age we got married, had kids, sent them to college and helped raise the grand kids.  But when Henry and I turned … Continue reading

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Compassionate/Roast

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COMPASSIONATE / ROAST This is our first timed writing where we were together sitting across from one another. MO: The old woman sat down next to the little white dog and looked into his compassionate brown eyes.  She felt she … Continue reading

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Swimming/Ouch

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SWIMMING / OUCH MO: She sat by the pool trying to decide whether to go swimming or put the delicious leftovers from her date last night with Tom in the oven and relive part of the tasty evening.  But the … Continue reading

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Complaint/Appetizer

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COMPLAINT / APPETIZER MO: I boarded the plane on time, but the torrential rains and high winds prevented us from taking off.  The steward offered a choice of beverage – water, soda, coffee, orange juice, wine, beer or mixed drinks.  … Continue reading

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Vintage/Patient

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VINTAGE / PATIENT Dau’s Solo Ten-Minute Writing DAU: “The Patient” As I stared at the vintage painting I wondered how someone could paint a hospital patient so beautifully, so soft and ethereal-like, quite the opposite of what a hospital patient … Continue reading

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