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Haiku & Other Poetry, History, tutto e niente

seduction

longing for a mash flirtation becomes romance seduction as art Elizabeth Jane Gardner Bouguereau, La Confidence, c. 1880, oil on canvas mounted on aluminum, 68 x 47 1/8 in. Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia. Original gift of Mr. George Seney to the Lucy Cobb Institute, Athens, GA. GMOA 00.67. Courtesy of American Federation of Arts.… Continue reading seduction

Flash Fiction, tutto e niente

An Impromptu Decision

It had been an impromptu decision. A be in the moment, what could possibly go wrong, you only live once, I’m not THAT old, you’re not the boss of me kind of non-decision decision. The kind that had ruled (or almost ruined if you asked her) his life until she came along. No. This couldn’t… Continue reading An Impromptu Decision

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

the bells of spring

As I say below, this piece was written originally on April 9, 2020 for Sue's WritePhoto challenge. Today seemed an apt time to revisit it. Thanks to Fandango's Flashback Friday Challenge a shower of blue upon a blanket of green spring’s carillon song Thanks Sue. Visit her for details on the #writephoto challenge and other great pieces.

Haiku & Other Poetry, Travel, tutto e niente

I remember Traveling (a haiku)

sweet recollections sunlit views from my window la strada awakes Thanks to Andrew and his Monday Washing Lines challenge for giving me a reason to reminisce about traveling and revisit old pictures. This was the actual view from our apartment in Rome on our first trip to Italy. Oh sweet sweet memories!

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

the day after you left (a tanka)

to defy the dark I stand on the precipice heart beating in time as destiny’s reflection     brightens the murky waters Image by Michael Bußmann from Pixabay Thanks for the inspiration to Sue's Tanka Tuesday Challenge. This is a bit of a companion piece to this morning’s piece for Sadje's What Do You See challenge: the night before you left.… Continue reading the day after you left (a tanka)

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

the night before you left (a tanka)

did we dance that night or only stroll ‘cross the bridge as the stars grew bright our path illuminated but our destiny unknown  Image Credit: Lucas Albuquerque Thanks for the inspiration to Sadje's WDYS Challenge and visit the day after you left for this story's follow up!