the steps rise steeper as her tomorrows decline yet still she persists I saw Helene's What Do You See Challenge directly after reading the news of yet another infuriating decision to exert control over women. I am struggling to retain hope for a future where (as a woman) I am considered to be a… Continue reading Still She Persists
the battle goes on but we've already lost as bullets rain down This month marks the the anniversary of the Kent State and Jackson State killings. This week, another shooter shot up another campus and the week before that another shooter shot up ... and so on and so on.... Plus, I live in Florida… Continue reading Already Lost
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
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.
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.
engines went silent the time to fly was over mother nature won I loved the peaceful feel of this photo by David Kovalenko but it also made me think of the orange one and his minion’s hysterical (and completely untrue) claim (let’s call it what it is—a lie) that the Green New Deal would… Continue reading So Much Winning
Thanks once again to Freya for including this in her Emergence series. I love this piece!
dawn, adorned in red
penetrates night’s solitude
to dance a new day
© Tina Stewart Brakebill 2019
Tina’s blog continues to grow and change but happily her haiku addiction continues unabated. Find out more at Tina Stewart Brakebill!
This haiku is part of our Emergence theme.
Between the sell/buy/move chaos and my current haiku obsession I’ve neglected to share links for some of the stuff I’ve been doing for my day-job. I may go back to some prior months in the days to come, but for today I’m going to stick to this month's work, which (somewhat ironically) means I’m stepping… Continue reading Women: We Get Things Done
Proud to have one of my haiku chosen for the theme of Emergence. Thanks Freya! You can find some hope for spring (and other great haiku) at Pure Haiku Plus (spoiler alert) there’s more coming down the road!
wistful dreams recalled of daring easy riders conjuring desire I actually was a too young to have any thoughts about Easy Rider when it first came out but as a teenage I became obsessed with guys on motorcycles. And Peter Fonda on a bike-woo hoo! Probably a good thing I didn't see the movie until… Continue reading Easy Rider