Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

tomorrow calls (a haiku)

as tomorrow calls no longer under his spell a heart returns home Welcome back to Sue's Write Photo Challenge Thanks for the photo inspiration and word (return) Glad you're feeling better. Plus thanks to Linda's JusJoJan Challenge for the perfect word (spell) to finish my mood.

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

defying destiny (a tanka)

seeking to avoid an unchosen destiny she slips through the gap like a whisper in the night a bounded servant no more I love cemeteries. A recent visit to the historic Oaklawn Cemetery in Tampa inspired thoughts about escaping an unwanted destiny; whether that fate is death or something else is up to the reader… Continue reading defying destiny (a tanka)

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Then Chaos

I originally wrote this way back in June of 2018 but it still (sadly) fits my mood AND although it may be bending the rules a bit to use an old piece, it (more happily) perfectly fits Linda's final JusJoJan prompt "chaos". Thanks Linda. Sorry I wasn't more present in January but ... well you… Continue reading Then Chaos

Haiku & Other Poetry, Random Rants, tutto e niente

chilly desire

Florida Winter A Desire So Elusive Fifty-nine Brings Joy So we begin this years Just Jot January. Thanks Linda!  Our prompt for JusJoJan January 2nd, 2020, is “a picture you’ve taken in the last week.” If you don’t want to share the photo itself, talk about it. If you haven’t taken any photos, talk about… Continue reading chilly desire

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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, Random Rants, tutto e niente

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