Jessie tried (unsuccessfully) to keep her expression neutral, but the cottage was perfect! Exactly as advertised. Exposed brick. Plank floors. Fireplaces. A patio for morning coffee and afternoon wine. “So what do you think?” “It seems nice but …” She scrambled for some price-reducing flaws. “… but what’s with all the garlic?” “Seller quirk. Easy… Continue reading Welcome to the Neighborhood
beginning anew the sun dawns on a fresh day as the night sky sleeps Thanks to Colleen's Night Sky Theme for the inspiration.
in the space between the fury of autumn’s wind slows the sun’s ardor Thanks to Ronovan Writes for haiku challenge words (fury/slow) and to Frank's haiku challenge for the equinox idea.
honeyfuggle me sing bon mots about mon coeur melt my resistance whisper words sweet like sugar until I’m bound by your spell Thanks to the WOTD Challenge for teaching me a new word (honeyfuggle) and to Frank's haiku challenge for inspiring me one more time!
Thanks once again to Freya for choosing one of my haiku for her Dancing Goddess challenge.
solitary hope in the crucible of fire the world made over Thanks to Sadje's WDYS Challenge and to Frank's haiku challenge for the inspiration.
stars shine as they pass till the sun rises anew breaking the night’s hold Assuming I can figure out how to post anything with the block editor WP forced on me .... Thanks to Sue's Write Photo Challenge for a beautiful photo inspiration.
I am thrilled that once again Freya has chosen some of my work for her haiku challenge. Our inspiration was Elisa Choi Ang's beautiful Dancing Goddess painting. Please give it read (as well as the other chosen works) Pure Haiku
as the colors swirl we contemplate the morrow upwelling with hope Photo credit to Ian Dooley-Unsplash Trying the positivity thing again! Thanks to Ronovan Writes for the challenging haiku words: morrow and surge. (I subbed in upwelling for surge.) And thanks to Sadje's WDYS Challenge for a truly hopeful photo inspiration.
Nothing could have prepared Sue for the surge. She had always known she was different but this …. This was more than different. This was some freak level stuff. She could feel the agitated hum of the crowd as they realized something wasn’t right. And then a shift. Subtle at first. Agitation turning into fear.… Continue reading Nothing