taste my bleeding heart its sweetness drowned in fury battered by the fight In the words of the fabulous Dixie Chicks I'm Not Ready to Make Nice so (try as I might) not even the word prompts of sweet/heart could quell my rage. But thanks for trying Ronovan Writes.
truly, madly, deeply … a song truly, madly, deeply … a movie (with Alan Rickman!) truly, madly, deeply … a partial list of adverbs to be avoided if you want to be a “real” writer (according to conventional “wisdom”) truly, madly, deeply … a partial list of adverbs that inadequately qualify and/or modify how truly,… Continue reading on adverbs and outrage
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
connecting nature the trees will remain after sharing their message Thanks for the inspiration to Sue and her Write Photo Challenge.
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
searching the night sky one pair better than just one alone together Inspiration for this haiku challenge comes from this great illustration: “At the Window” – Juliana Kolesova provided by Susi at I Write Her.
Words wrung from the depths Expeditious writing But late yet again Thanks to Linda's SoCS challenge to use "xp" It brought me to the lovely and intimidating word (which rarely applies to my writing): expeditious.
Yearning for closure To repair my broken heart But the hole remains Both the lovely photo and the word prompt (yearning) inspired a sense of longing in me so thanks to Sue's Write Photo Challenge and Tales from the Mind of Kristian for giving me a chance to explore that feeling.
tension escalates the battle is upon us as she rises up I've struggled this past week or so. No muse or no hope or no energy ... or all of the above. The world has got me down. But I'm determined to rise back up so thanks to Ronovan Writes for the word inspiration (friction and action… Continue reading The Future is Female
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