Haiku & Other Poetry

Bearing Witness to the Folly of Man

we speed to the end unaware of the magic held in the moment   Thanks for the inspiration to Linda and her JusJoJan challenges! And to No Facilities for the word prompt. I took some liberties and used "testify" as an idea (bearing witness) not the actual word. Thanks also to Ronovan Writes for the words magic and man, which… Continue reading Bearing Witness to the Folly of Man

Haiku & Other Poetry, My Random Thoughts and Misc Ramblings

letting go

letting go today falling into the unknown and finding balance Today's Just Jot January prompt of BALANCE courtesy of JP at Wide Eye Wondering is remarkably timely! I am in the midst of buying/selling/moving ... and my stress level has been super high. Just seeing the word made me stop and think. Today I shall let go of some… Continue reading letting go

My Random Thoughts and Misc Ramblings

Doctor Who Fan Girl

Favorite Doctor? Converse high tops or bow ties? Bad Wolf or the Impossible Girl? Furrowed brows or wibbly wobbly time? Fantastic, Allons-y, or Geronimo? Sonic screwdriver or Sonic sunglasses? Still not a Ginger or I don’t want to go. WINNER! Linda's JusJuJan SoCS Challenge to write about television made me think of my favorite show (Doctor… Continue reading Doctor Who Fan Girl

My Random Thoughts and Misc Ramblings

Inch Worm Angst

This week! I yi yi! No wonder today's Just Jot January prompt reminded me of this commercial from my childhood for the Inch Worm Toy Granted I was probably out of the target age but I had the same reaction then as I do now. You're getting nowhere on that ridiculous thing. Get off that… Continue reading Inch Worm Angst

Haiku & Other Poetry

Paris on my Mind

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

Haiku & Other Poetry

Upon Reflection

Upon reflection The fruit of the vine consumed the sage inside her Maybe it's because I'm doing Dry January, but my mind immediately went to wine when I saw vine! Anyway ... thanks to Ronovan Writes for the vine/sage prompt and thanks to Linda's Just Jot January Challenge and Janet Smiles for the extra help and prompt (reflection).

Haiku & Other Poetry

Santa’s Very Good Bad Night

up the flue he flew but like a bird on a wire he plunged to the ground as the sleigh lifted in flight and Santa cedes to the "flu" 'Twas the weeks after Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring ... except for some odd drunk Santa inspiration thanks to Linda's Just… Continue reading Santa’s Very Good Bad Night

My Random Thoughts and Misc Ramblings

Lazy Day

The clarity of my ambition is often outmatched by the tenacity of my laziness. I am feeling really really really lazy today, so thanks to Linda for the excuse to just Write One Line and to FOWC and Sheryl at One Daily Word Prompt for the word prompts (clarity/ambition) that perfectly fit my mood! And oops-sorry I messed up the… Continue reading Lazy Day

Haiku & Other Poetry

I See Me

my mind full, spinning dusty on the edges, but   shining with ideas    Today's word prompt (self) for Linda's JuJoJan Challenge was courtesy of But I Smile Anyway Go! Visit them both! The idea of self was obviously twirling around in my brain because when I saw Helen's Photo Prompt I immediately thought--that reminds me of my brain!… Continue reading I See Me