Haiku & Other Poetry, My Random Thoughts and Misc Ramblings

Still She Persists

  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

Haiku & Other Poetry, My Random Thoughts and Misc Ramblings

Already Lost

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

Haiku & Other Poetry, My Random Thoughts and Misc Ramblings

Mother Nature’s Spring Mix

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

Haiku & Other Poetry, My Random Thoughts and Misc Ramblings

So Much Winning

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

Haiku & Other Poetry, My Random Thoughts and Misc Ramblings

Dawn

Thanks once again to Freya for including this in her Emergence series. I love this piece!

purehaiku

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.

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History, My Random Thoughts and Misc Ramblings

Women: We Get Things Done

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

Haiku & Other Poetry, My Random Thoughts and Misc Ramblings

Easy Rider

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