Haiku & Other Poetry, History, tutto e niente

turn to stone

stop hiding your face silently wishing for change turn to stone no more Thanks to Ronovan Writes for the word prompts (face / change) that fit perfectly with the  Sunday Photo fiction prompt. Photo courtesy of Pixabay Not sure if I'm interpreting the lyrics as intended but they inspired me as well ... Turn To Stone (written and… Continue reading turn to stone

Haiku & Other Poetry, History, Random Rants, tutto e niente

like sheep

Like sheep we follow Ignoring the other’s cries Till they come for us After this past week, I fear (even more than I did before) for the survival of our democracy. When we allow the president to act outside the law, how can we claim to be a nation of laws. When we actively persecute… Continue reading like sheep

Haiku & Other Poetry, Random Rants, tutto e niente

A Change is Gonna Come (Hopefully)

The world spins around Bringing a spark of new hope As fuel for the flames I've been WP MIA for a couple of weeks. Between the heat and the constant rain and the general state of our world, I've been uninspired or depressed or lethargic. "Whatever" has been my go-to feeling of late. Ugh. But… Continue reading A Change is Gonna Come (Hopefully)

Flash Fiction, Random Rants, tutto e niente

Just Following Orders

Its big eyes just stared unblinking for a minute. “What do you call yourself?” the Fawn said at last. Its tone surprised me. Such a soft sweet voice it had! Oozed like honey. Regret briefly crossed my mind. I pushed it back. “Doesn’t matter.” I replied. “I’m just following orders.” This 50 word piece of… Continue reading Just Following Orders

Haiku & Other Poetry, Random Rants, tutto e niente

The Future is Female

tension escalates the battle is upon us as she rises up I've struggled this past week or so. No muse or no hope or no energy ... or all of the above. The world has got me down. But I'm determined to rise back up so thanks to Ronovan Writes for the word inspiration (friction and action… Continue reading The Future is Female

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

Mother Earth: Nevertheless She Persisted

Dark seeps through the rift.   The creator of days persists Still, the shadows grow.  Not feeling particularly hopeful or cheery tonight, but thanks for the inspiration go to Putting My Feet in the Dirt and Sue's #WritePhoto Prompt Check out their sites for other great writing. And as an FYI, the super gloomy shadow shot is mine.

History, Random Rants, tutto e niente

Women: We Get Things Done

Between the sell/buy/move chaos and my current haiku obsession I’ve neglected to share links for some of the stuff I’ve been doing for my day-job. I may go back to some prior months in the days to come, but for today I’m going to stick to this month's work, which (somewhat ironically) means I’m stepping… Continue reading Women: We Get Things Done

Haiku & Other Poetry, Random Rants, tutto e niente

a new day

a new day begins ~ unfurling a path to choose ~ hero or coward ~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Every day we make a million little choices that define who we are. Those choices built on each other and create a picture of "self." It's tempting to assume at some point that our picture is done. We confidently… Continue reading a new day