dark gives way to light a nova bursts then dies life’s circle unveiled as the stars of the night sky reveal themselves de novo Thanks to Colleen and Sally for this week's Tanka Tuesday theme: the night sky. Check it out!
Hamlet once proclaimed (To keep guilty thoughts at bay) The play’s the thing Social distancing fever? Perhaps. Sorry Will! Thanks to Ronovan Writes! This week we were tasked with using 'play' and 'bay' in a haiku. T'was fun!
we muddle through it to greet a new age with love and live life once more Photo credit: me In keeping with Linda's SoCS's dictate to do minimal editing, I wrote this 16 word (17 syllable) haiku on the fly but I think it captures the essence of my (our?) world right now. Peace. And… Continue reading welcome to the new age
One of my favorite Word Pressers (not sure if that's a legit phrase, but I like it!) has started a new venture called The Short of It. It's a wonderfully generous site where she gathers and publishes short-form prose and poetry. In her words: My goals are to find those poets and writers who have… Continue reading living love (for The Short of It)
never fear they said just follow the path they said no defeat they said straight on to glory they said only whispers now (they said) Perhaps it’s my current state of mind, but the photo brought to mind fallen armies and (for you Tolkien fans) barrow-wights so … here we are. Thanks to Sue for… Continue reading they said
“That’s effing awesome!” “Language.” “But ma. The diner car is up in the air.” Resisting the temptation to go easy, she suppressed a smile. “Don’t ‘but ma’ me young man. I’m tired and you know your dad doesn’t have any patience for your stories. Get your book. It’s math time.” “But ma!” “No buts!… Continue reading Day Three
sun lit memories of wine stained molten kisses warm the bitter nights as lips once burnt by fire still smolder in the mind’s eye Image Credit: ©2020 Padre Ramblings This wonderful photo sparked memories of hot European days and nights, so thanks to Colleen's Tanka Tuesday for the photo and to Putting My Feet in the… Continue reading memories
I will not cower from the fragments of my mind To feel is to live Image credit; Kellepics- Pixabay I'm feeling (and thinking) all kinds of things this week. End of the world? (Hope not.) End of TRump? (Yes please!) Do I have enough tp? (Are you kiddin' me with that question!) Will my… Continue reading I Will Not Cower
footsteps in the sand brief pages of perfection in the book of life (Image credit; Akshay Premjith- Pixabay) Thanks to Putting My Feet in the Dirt for the great prompt phrase (pages of perfection) and to Sadie for Keeping it Alive and for the great photo! Visit their sites for more writing and the rules of the… Continue reading footsteps
dance purple monkey funky as you want to be time waits for no ape Thanks to Ronovan Writes for this fun haiku prompt (monkey /funky or ape / hip).