Bound in the shadows tormented by memories Autumn’s light beckons Thanks to Mind Love Misery Menagerie's Sunday Word challenge (tormented) and to Crispina Kemp's Creative Challenge for the inspirational photo.
hope once gone returns resurrecting the story as paradigms shift AUTHOR'S PHOTO I had multiple inspirations today, but it began with Mind Love Misery Menagerie's challenge to write about COPING. Add in the WOTD Challenge to use PLOT (for which I substituted “story”) and Fandango's FOWC prompt of PARADIGM and here we are. Here's to… Continue reading learning to cope (a haiku)
Susan felt like a fool. It was 1977 not 1957. My god, she was a liberated woman! How could she fall for his line? Stupid! But, still, she stayed. Remembering. Champagne. His voice in her ear. “I can’t tell you where I’m going but meet me here on Christmas Eve.” Stupid! Did she think… Continue reading but, still (or the magic door)
Our blues turn azure imagining the future Anticipation Image credit: Evan Clark@Unsplash Feeling a bit of hope this week. Thanks to Sadje's WDYS Challenge for giving me a chance to articulate it.
falling from grace, shame left cold in the dirt, crying rising, triumphant Thanks to Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge for the haiku word prompts (fall / cold) and to Tales from the Mind of Kristian Word Prompt for the storm theme. And if you haven't then get out there and VOTE FOR CHANGE!
solitary hope in the crucible of fire the world made over Thanks to Sadje's WDYS Challenge and to Frank's haiku challenge for the inspiration.
as the colors swirl we contemplate the morrow upwelling with hope Photo credit to Ian Dooley-Unsplash Trying the positivity thing again! Thanks to Ronovan Writes for the challenging haiku words: morrow and surge. (I subbed in upwelling for surge.) And thanks to Sadje's WDYS Challenge for a truly hopeful photo inspiration.
somewhere far from now we’ll wake to dance again blissfully alive Day Two: Once again, choosing to look for hope in the midst of everything. We'll see how long this lasts! Thanks to Fandango's WOTD Challenge (somewhere) and Sadje's What Do You See Challenge for the inspiration. Photo credit to Joel Valve- Unsplash.
“Someday I’ll get there.” No one could hear her, but she screamed the words. Trying to drown out the cynical voice in her head. But that voice always echoed louder: “You’re making a fool of yourself. Just stop. Stop painting. Stop running. Just stop.” She knew that voice was right. Everyone was gone. Not hiding… Continue reading Someday I’ll Get There
shining in silver lit by the dawn’s early light morning’s new promise Author's Photo Thanks for the inspiration to Putting My Feet in the Dirt for the lovely phrase prompt (lit by the dawn) and to Colleen's poet's choice challenge.