Portas de Portugal

Knock! Knock? At one time, the question must have been a genuine one, but it had become a school-yard charade. For me, it never was a game or silly riddle. The question once brought deep terror to me as a child. I was most surprised and caught off guard when finishing a Popsicle...
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Dreams of Cymru

by Bailey Houghton Flights of Fancy note: My great-grandfather and great-grandmother immigrated to the United States from Wales years ago, bringing the culture with them. Until recently, through finding a book of hymns, I did not know the extent to which I am tied to the small...
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Flights of Fancy

by Ruth, a.k.a. Momma Frizzle Thanks to Mother Goose, we have a new story category – Flights of Fancy – where you’ll find creative writing posts and imaginative short stories. Until now, most stories on Frizzle Chicks have been real-life reflections and completely accurate...
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Portas de Portugal

by Deborah, a.k.a. Mother Goose Prologue: While visiting my sister in Portugal in 2010, I was captivated by the old, framed entryways of Lisbon and the surrounding towns. With camera in hand, I took dozens of photographs of doors that called to me. I intended to write short...
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