As I say below, this piece was written originally on April 9, 2020 for Sue's WritePhoto challenge. Today seemed an apt time to revisit it. Thanks to Fandango's Flashback Friday Challenge a shower of blue upon a blanket of green spring’s carillon song Thanks Sue. Visit her for details on the #writephoto challenge and other great pieces.
a promise (a haiku)
Yesterday beckons A promise cloaked in red, still Autumn days wither Image credit; Shche- Team @ Unsplash Thanks to Sadje's WDYS Challenge for the inspiration.
the calm before the storm
Morning calms the ire Still, the harbinger proclaims A storm is coming Image credit- Evan Clark @ Unsplash Thanks to Ronovan Writes for the Haiku Challenge words (calm/storm) and to Sadje's WDYS Challenge for the great photo inspiration.
in the space between the fury of autumn’s wind slows the sun’s ardor Thanks to Ronovan Writes for haiku challenge words (fury/slow) and to Frank's haiku challenge for the equinox idea.
revealing secrets etched by times past and present the veil has fallen Thanks to Tales from the Mind of Kristian for today's word prompt (fallen) and to Sue for the beautiful photo of partially veiled hills.
along came the spider
Virtuosity Denied by trepidation Solitary snare Our challenge is to write a six-word story based on the word prompt of “spider.” My contribution is a story AND a haiku. Check out the Saturday Six Word Story prompt for more stories and the rules of the game.
Is that wallpaper moving or have murder hornets invaded (my mind)?!
Today, Fandango asks us to consider whether we think it’s premature for states to be lifting the stay-at-home, shelter-in-place, and social distancing restrictions? Or do you believe that it’s about time they were rescinded? Once they are removed, how quickly are you likely to resume living your life as you did in the pre-pandemic days?… Continue reading Is that wallpaper moving or have murder hornets invaded (my mind)?!
When all is swept clean By the cascading water Earth will be reborn Thanks as always to Sue for hosting the Write Photo challenge.
the day after
the mirror reveals an incantation gone wrong nature becomes me Thanks to Colleen for hosting Tanka Tuesday and choosing the theme of "the day after" as offered by Elizabeth, from Tea and Paper. And to Sadie's What Do You See challenge for providing the perfect pic for my knotty brain!
the bells of spring
a shower of blue upon a blanket of green spring’s carillon song Thanks Sue. Visit her for details on the #writephoto challenge and other great pieces.