Free from care. Carefree. A cosmic joke or the truth? Only time will tell. Thanks to Sammi for an interesting prompt. Not sure my deep thoughts translated into a great 14 word haiku but I enjoyed the challenge.
When the moon beckons Let yourself rise in the light Uninhibited Uninhibited Let yourself rise in the light When the moon beckons When the moon beckons Let yourself rise in the light Emancipated Not sure if this is any kind of actual poetic form or just three separate haiku strung together but I like it… Continue reading When the Moon Beckons
how liberating to be a man for a day and be free of me Fandango posed an interesting (provocative even) question today: “If you could be the opposite sex for one day, what would you do?” As I thought about the question, I kept coming back to the same general thought—freedom. So instead of writing about the… Continue reading If the Caged Betta Could Stir Up the Sea
The phrase “Inky Adventures” reminds me of Nathanial Hawthorne’s famous 1855 diatribe on female writers: “America is now wholly given over to a damned mob of scribbling women, and I should have no chance of success while the public taste is occupied with their trash-and should be ashamed of myself if I did succeed.” Admittedly… Continue reading Inky Adventures & Scribbling Women
i wax poetic ~ on mangy mutts and milkmen ~ musing on times past ~ When I was a kid, dogs freely roamed the neighborhood. No leashes or fences to keep them tethered. The whole world was their dog park! That sounds wonderful in a naïve nostalgic way. But, in reality, it meant they were… Continue reading Musings on Mangy Mutts & Milkmen
you question nothing the answer is the answer you choke on the words Thanks for the Writing Prompt to Putting My Feet in the Dirt
Should I dance or should I fight? I have a choice. That's a privilege many don't have. So I can dance (today) but I know the fight must go on. RESIST. Haiku I: Turning on Trolls Turning Back Tuesday On a Monday Afternoon Sunday’s Trolls for Trump Haiku II: Turning on Troll Dolls Turning Back… Continue reading Trolls v. Troll Dolls: Haiku Grudge Match
Independence Day Freedom, and the Rights of Wrongs Vexing Food for Thought Thanks Putting My Feet in the Dirt for the daily prompt inspiration