Spiders from Mars. That’s the first thing that came into her head when she saw it. Thinking of Ziggy Stardust made her smile. She’d always loved Bowie. But that thing—whatever that thing was supposed to be—most certainly did not make her smile. The assignment had been simple enough. Create an original art piece for her… Continue reading Star Crossed Lovers & The Spiders from Mars
amid tones of green she blends golden daffodils spring’s perfect timbre Summer hit Florida full on this week so I was a bit nostalgic for a midwestern spring until I saw that it snowed up there this week! So here's hoping for a real spring for my northern fam and friends and a bit more… Continue reading Mother Nature’s Spring Mix
Fading in the light Lip stains on a broken glass Elicit the night This was written for Linda's SoCS Challenge to use "lip" in some form. Check out her page for some creative and fun contributions!
Once again, Freya at Pure Haiku has chosen one of my pieces for her "emergence" themed series. Thanks!!! You can read my piece (and many other great haiku) at Pure Haiku.
It had been sixty years since she had stood on that pathway but her mind struggled to contain the same flood of emotions she had felt on that last night. Fear. Shame. Anger. Grief. Such bottomless grief. Emotions unleashed unwanted memories They shouldn’t have done it. They had no right. She didn’t belong to… Continue reading Her Silent Secrets
hopeful but afraid she holds our world together daring to be brave Thanks to Helene for another wonderful "What do you see?" challenge.
monkeys in my mind navigate the scenic route shunning the serene Actual selfies of author trying to meditate 😉 Thanks for the inspiration to Rovovan Writes Haiku challenge and of course a big thank you to Frank Constanza--the father of "Serenity Now!"
The probing light didn’t break her desperate silence but it did reveal her silent secret. This 15 word story was inspired by the photo prompt from Ronda Del Boccio courtesy of Rochelle's always fun Friday Fictioners Challenge AND Sammi's challenge to write about "silence' in exactly fifteen words. For me, the photo and the idea of silence seemed a perfect match,… Continue reading Her Silent Secret
Once, fame had been his drug. Now, those covers were nothing but an anathema. A reminder of his age. All he wanted was peace. But they always found him. Somehow. He took a deep breath. Tossed his hair. Smiled. Maybe just one photo he thought as the giggling middle-aged women approached. Late to the game… Continue reading Finding Fabio
to break me, condone my sins fill a laundry list plenty to choose from Thanks to the following for the inspiration (prompts) of laundry, condone, and plenty: Rag Tag Community Word Challenge and Fandango's FOWC and One Daily Prompt.