periwinkle dreams indigo tinted starlight and violet skies As Linda tells us "It’s another prompt of the day! Today is your tenth prompt for Just Jot it January 2023, and it’s brought to you by Maggie. Thank you, Maggie! Please be sure to visit Maggie’s blog to read her post and say hello. And follow… Continue reading periwinkle dreams
Friendship as a Metaphor
Not the time or place Friendship as a metaphor A true love denied "Sappho and Erinna in a Garden at Mytilene," was painted by Simeon Solomon. As a gay Jewish artist living in Victorian England, his work was almost lost to history. Solomon, who was associated with the 19th century Pre-Raphaelite movement, had his career… Continue reading Friendship as a Metaphor
Rising from the depths, the solo flame meets daylight. In concert, they join to purge the night’s dark shadows. Illuminating new hope. Image credit https://unsplash.com/@codyhiscox It's been a long time since I've been here, but I'm determined to make time in 2023! So thanks to MindLoveMiserysMenagerie's Photo Challenge and Linda Hill's JusJotJan challenge for getting me back… Continue reading New Hope
Summers Gone By
It’s miserably hot (again) in Florida, so I hibernated inside today. I was skimming through some photos and found this from a recent trip up north. It brought back memories of my youthful summers in the Midwest. August had a different feel back in the day 😉 It inspired the haiku (or maybe it's a… Continue reading Summers Gone By
at the end
before evenstar after the glow of the day life’s final flicker Image courtesy of Casey Horner-Unsplash Thanks for the inspiration to Sadje at Keep it Alive. https://lifeafter50forwomen.com/2022/07/25/what-do-you-see-144-july-252022/
in the calm
in the calm, he waits as petulant clouds concede yielding to the light Thanks to Word of the Day Challenge (petulant) and Your Daily Word Prompt (concede) for the inspiration to help me get back into writing. Author Photo
clear as a blue sea unknown depths in that moment love shimmered beneath After a long absence, I’m back…at least for a day. Thanks to Linda's SoCS Challenge for the writing inspiration and my blue-eyed man for love's inspiration.
golden blue surrender
a day turns golden the sea hums a lullaby sweet blue surrender Author's Photo Thanks to Colleen's Lullaby Themed Tanka Tuesday for an excuse to share this beautiful photo!
Recently, I had the honor of being chosen by Elisa Ang as the Featured Writer for Pure Haiku's Unfurling theme. When Elisa explained why she chose me, she noted that the writer expresses life's journey--from the time it springs forth to the time it bids farewell in profoundly creative way..." I absolutely love that she… Continue reading Life Unfurls
Pure Haiku Featured Writer (2-4)
Please don’t let my tardiness be mistaken for diminished gratitude! It’s just been a chaotic week. Thank you so much to Freya for the opportunity and Elisa Ang for choosing me as Unfurling’s Featured Writer. I’m still gobsmacked by your choice! Also thanks to #WritePhoto for a perfect photo inspiration to illustrate my gratitude and to Alethea… Continue reading Pure Haiku Featured Writer (2-4)