Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

defying destiny (a tanka)

seeking to avoid an unchosen destiny she slips through the gap like a whisper in the night a bounded servant no more I love cemeteries. A recent visit to the historic Oaklawn Cemetery in Tampa inspired thoughts about escaping an unwanted destiny; whether that fate is death or something else is up to the reader… Continue reading defying destiny (a tanka)

Flash Fiction, tutto e niente

a better day

Some days were better than others. He’d leave the house. Buy groceries. Walk in the park. Feed the squirrels. Try to go on without her. But most days were bad. On those days he’d stay in bed. Thinking only of her. Hurting as badly as he had that first day without her. And then there… Continue reading a better day

Flash Fiction, Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

quixotic musings

Am I a dreamer? Still full of hope as I yearn.       Or am I a clown? Yes, says the face in the glass with your destiny foretold.   Image courtesy of Forgottenx at DeviantArt I’m not sure that this piece fits perfectly into any of the challenges that inspired me today. So apologies if… Continue reading quixotic musings

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, tutto e niente

true life revealed (a haiku)

A figment alleged. But that vision melts away   as true life bares all. Image credit: Angele Kamp @ Unsplash Sadje's WDYS Challenge today was to think about birthdays .... This got me considering life in general. Is our life imagined anything like our real life? If not, is that good or bad? And more… Continue reading true life revealed (a haiku)