Dreaming of the past When lanterns blazed the night sky And stars sparkled bright Illuming a boundless hope For tomorrow’s future In the midst of all the terrible awful horrible things happening in the good ol' USA, I have been feeling a bit hopeless. I've also been thinking (dreaming) of traveling (escaping). Sadly… Continue reading Paris on my Mind
to forgive the past is only enigmatic if unrecognized Today's haiku inspired by the always there when ya need him FOWC (forgive) and Linda's new challenge to #JusJoJan with a little help from Virgo Beauty Word Prompt (enigmatic) I'm late to the game but I've arrived now.
find new year’s hope by seeking revolution rising from the ash Thanks to Ronovan Writes for the word inspiration (seek/find). And here's hoping for a new and better year--where people come together and create change. Let this be the year that sees him (and his enablers) gone! Peace.
to save the future our genuine connection must enlighten hope This haiku was written for and inspired by the word and photo prompts of Ronovan Writes (hope/future) and The Haunted Wordsmith (featured photo and word prompts of enlighten/connection) and Scott's Daily Prompt (genuine)
Yesterday’s To Do List disrupt the status quo smash the patriarchy be an ally shatter the glass ceiling practice intersectional feminism crack open the captivating confines of my privilege be civil Today’s To Do List disrupt the status quo smash the patriarchy be an ally shatter the glass ceiling practice intersectional feminism crack open the… Continue reading To Do Lists
in danger of hope we resolve not to question the dream of all dreams I live in Florida, so if you live in the States (or follow American politics) then you’ll understand my mood this morning. Careening between anger and despair. Trying to find hope by either looking closer to home (I’m proud of my… Continue reading Dangerous Dreams
belief sustains hope hope ignites radical change change nurtures belief I am trying to retain belief in our system. I hope that things aren't going to get much much worse before they get better. But I'm really really struggling with both. All hope seems lost. And I find myself believing that our system is too… Continue reading the circle of change
falling water swirls her mind follows its heartbeat she flees the vortex I think of this haiku as a companion to the flash fiction piece I wrote for The Drabble. It's only 97 words so check it out here if you haven't read it. #foreveryes Neither of these pieces is meant to suggest or advocate suicide.… Continue reading Fleeing the Vortex
I wrote this short essay almost exactly one year ago today. I had only recently moved to Florida and hurricanes were a new thing to me. I put my thoughts to paper just as Irma was making landfall in south Florida putting us directly in the middle of the cone of uncertainty. I was (to… Continue reading Now We Wait (One Year Later)
Daybreak on the Bay ~ Sun Drizzled Colors of Dawn ~ Blue Shimmering Hope ~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Usually I’m a words before pictures kinda gal. But these photos (shot by my husband this morning on his morning ride) inspired my haiku today. I am constantly gobsmacked by the beauty around me. I love to travel but I’m… Continue reading Hope is Blue