As part of Fandango's Flashback Friday, I'm posting this haiku from 2/21/2019 inspired by Sue's Write Photo challenge (photo below). Resolute they wait Imprisoned in time and space Anticipating Today, I'm a little less hopeful, thus an updated reflection ... time’s transformation quiets anticipation as it erodes hope Link to Original Post entitled Anticipation
dreaming a new day the sun rises over still life awakening spring Thanks to Sue for a beautifully calm photo. It lifted my spirits. Check her out for more great offerings and the rules of the game.
an oncoming storm harbinger of future doom echoes history Double thanks today--to Sue for a fabulously inspirational photo and to Fandango for the perfect companion word (history). Visit their sites for more writing and the rules of the game.
to spark devotion and banish cacophony the birds joined their calls and sang a sweet melody in unity with the trees Thanks to Colleen's Tanka Tuesday Synonyms Only Challenge Our words for today are “love” and “harmony” and my synonyms are “devotion” and “unity.” 'Twas fun but hard!
Like sheep we follow Ignoring the other’s cries Till they come for us After this past week, I fear (even more than I did before) for the survival of our democracy. When we allow the president to act outside the law, how can we claim to be a nation of laws. When we actively persecute… Continue reading like sheep
too damaged to care her smile hiding heartbreak charming to the end Thanks to Ronovan Writes. Our words of inspiration this week are charm and harm (for which I substituted damage). Visit the site for more great writing and the rules of the game.
my imprisoned heart consecrated by your love once whole, now broken This broken shard of pottery embellished with (what looks to me like) hearts immediately brought to mind the end of something—love or perhaps even obsession. All things end. Sometimes that’s not a bad thing. And sometimes it is. Take your pick. Thanks to… Continue reading broken heart
I originally wrote this way back in June of 2018 but it still (sadly) fits my mood AND although it may be bending the rules a bit to use an old piece, it (more happily) perfectly fits Linda's final JusJoJan prompt "chaos". Thanks Linda. Sorry I wasn't more present in January but ... well you… Continue reading Then Chaos
memories held tight ‘til like a viper they rise unfurling like smoke I’ve been largely AWOL this past month for various reasons but I’m trying to reengage, so thanks to the following for inspiring me to do a bit-o-thinking and writing. Shout out to my always favorite haiku challenge at Ronovan Writes and to the MLMM… Continue reading like smoke
Florida Winter A Desire So Elusive Fifty-nine Brings Joy So we begin this years Just Jot January. Thanks Linda! Our prompt for JusJoJan January 2nd, 2020, is “a picture you’ve taken in the last week.” If you don’t want to share the photo itself, talk about it. If you haven’t taken any photos, talk about… Continue reading chilly desire