Haiku & Other Poetry, Random Rants, tutto e niente

Buoyant

Buoyant. What a great word. If we say something is buoyant, we could be saying it is light or possibly tough. It might be afloat or maybe flexible. If I’m buoyant, am I resistant, optimistic, or both?  Has this last year been a buoyant one? If you define it as tough, then yep. But carefree?… Continue reading Buoyant

Random Rants, tutto e niente

Block, Break, or Bail: A Follow Up Post

Greetings fellow writers and bloggers. I haven’t participated in Fandango's Flashback challenge  for a while, so please enjoy my angst filled ramblings from December 4, 2018.   Writing that Novel: Block, Break, or Bail? November was NaNoWriMo. And many people in my sphere (be it virtual or irl) participated. Me? I went another route. I didn’t… Continue reading Block, Break, or Bail: A Follow Up Post

Haiku & Other Poetry, Random Rants, tutto e niente

Spell Much? Nope!

forfeiting the rule ancient veins are surveilled, and weird words seize the day Please enjoy my silly haiku in which I wax poetic about that pesky (and often untrue) “rule” of I before E except after C. Weird gets me EVERY time! And thanks to Linda for a fun SoCS Challenge. I had to look every one… Continue reading Spell Much? Nope!

Haiku & Other Poetry, Random Rants, tutto e niente

the monkey*

the monkey gazes adoringly at himself    as they kiss his ass Views are my own but thanks for the inspiration to Ronovan Writes and his challenge to use chimpanzee (which I subbed in monkey) and kiss in a haiku. *My apologies to actual monkeys, apes, chimps .... Cover Illustration by Tim O’Brien for TIME.

Flash Fiction, Random Rants, tutto e niente

Who’s Counting

Three days. It had been three days since they delivered the box. Technically, three days, four hours, and 37 minutes. But who’s counting. She knew he was there. The gate squeaked. It had been over two weeks since he’d left. Technically 15 days, three hours, and 22 minutes. But who’s counting. Or 14 days, 21… Continue reading Who’s Counting