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The Cat Has Spoken

While practising my typography skills, I had a little conversation with the cat in the photo 😸

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Human, what are you doing?

Who gave you permission to defile my face?

You think this is funny do you?

Well, I am NOT amused.

I demand you stop this tomfoolery immediately!

I do not approve of those fairy colours!

Enough, I strongly object with prejudice!

I will be leaving now!

What nonsense.


Picture CC-BY-NC 3.0 – Images are free to use for personal and non-commercial projects given attribution to Dr Tanzelle Oberholster

Story © Dr Tanzelle Oberholster

Drabble: 53 words

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Flying Stalker

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You know of the fiend I am taking of here?

The one who is impossible to unhear,

And opens a flood of swear!


Drabble: 25 words

© Dr Tanzelle Oberholster

Three Lucky Bugs Mind Frame Shift Tanzelle Oberholster, firefly, jar, insects, blue background, graphic design

Three Lucky Bugs

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I have searched near and far

To bring you three little lucky bugs in a jar

They will bring you good luck and inspiration galore!

Keep them with you and know that it is you that I adore!


Drabble & Poem: 38 words

© Dr Tanzelle Oberholster

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The Four Elements

I am a child of the earth

I sing with the wind

I dance with the flame

I cry with the rain

The sun guides me by day

and the moon by night

I listen to the universe

and I find my own path in life


Drabble & Poem: 48 words

© Dr Tanzelle Oberholster

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Your Worth

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The words of others

are a reflection of them

not an evaluation

of you


© Dr Tanzelle Oberholster

Drabble: 14 words

An Introverted Spectacle Mind Frame Shift anddnasci.wordpress.com Tanzelle Oberholster Imagination Drabble Conversation

An Introverted Spectacle

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Today I’m afraid

I’m not much in the way

of conversation.

You see, my mind is lost and my thoughts are scattered

amongst the introverted spectacles of my imagination…


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How many PhD's does it take to make sense of tax rules and regulations? Tanzelle Oberholster Drabble Mind Frame Shift anddnasci.wordpress.com

PhDs and Tax?

How many PhD's does it take to make sense of tax rules and regulations? Tanzelle Oberholster Drabble Mind Frame Shift anddnasci.wordpress.com

I have a PhD and I can code in 3 different programming languages…

but for the life of me I cannot

figure out what is

going on with

tax rules

and

regulations…

A Tree Reborn Tanzelle Oberholster anddnasci.wordpress.com Mind Frame Shift

A Tree Reborn

A Tree Reborn Tanzelle Oberholster anddnasci.wordpress.com Mind Frame Shift

Circular cracks show on its map

Its rivers do not flow, only dried up sap

Mountains rise up and its structure still sure

However, the dying giant has no cure

Grey, empty, hollowed out

Water it cannot go without

It gains new life on a lonely night

when by lightning strike it is set alight

Its ashes nourish

The soil it will encourage

Seedlings sprout from its ground

The extent of life is ever profound


© Dr Tanzelle Oberholster

A Tree Reborn Plants Nature Reborn Seedlings Soil New Beginnings Ends Life Tanzelle Oberholster Mind Frame Shift andDNAsci.wordpress

Drabble: 75 words


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Hoarder of Average

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Too often do we limit ourselves.

Restricting ideas, conversations and acts through imaginary constructs of what is deemed appropriate, correct or normal.

What is normal?

Who is the authoritative figure on that definition? Statisticians would argue that normal is average (i.e., mean, mode and median). The x% of the bell curve.

However, it’s impossible to achieve average lives. Our only result is the loss of expression; our lives become colourless as our music, art, writing and concepts become linearized. We simply cannot live in the x% of the bell curve – it doesn’t exist!

…Just like the spoon in the Matrix.


© Dr Tanzelle Oberholster

Hoarder of Average Mean Mode Meadian Bell Curve Normal Tanzelle Oberholster Mind Frame Shift andDNAsci.wordpress

Drabble: 100 words


Picture: geralt @ Pixabay

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Chasing Expectations

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Experience never errs. Only your judgement errs by promising itself results which your experiments didn’t produce.

Leonardo da Vinci,

1452 – 1519


We are occupied with the fulfilment of goals and plans.

These are healthy and give us purpose, but the expectation of their outcome leaves them unsatisfactory when finally completed.

My advice will be to adjust your expectations of people, events and results.

Disproportionate ego drives expectation and is the instigator of dissatisfaction.

“Everything should have standards!”, thus I am mad to suggest otherwise.

Have your standards, but keep them to yourself for yourself, don’t impose them on others, things or results.

It’s a lot simpler to take things in life as they are and make adjustments to your perspectives concurrently.


© Dr Tanzelle Oberholster

Chasing Expectations Standards Adjust Tanzelle Oberholster Mind Frame Shift andDNAsci.wordpress

Drabble: 100 words


Picture: PublicDomainPictures @ Pixabay