to defy the dark I stand on the precipice heart beating in time as destiny’s reflection brightens the murky waters Image by Michael Bußmann from Pixabay Thanks for the inspiration to Sue's Tanka Tuesday Challenge. This is a bit of a companion piece to this morning’s piece for Sadje's What Do You See challenge: the night before you left.… Continue reading the day after you left (a tanka)
did we dance that night or only stroll ‘cross the bridge as the stars grew bright our path illuminated but our destiny unknown Image Credit: Lucas Albuquerque Thanks for the inspiration to Sadje's WDYS Challenge and visit the day after you left for this story's follow up!
Dreams for tomorrow. Fingertips tracing my face with child like wonder. Love growing in the pauses as our hearts beat together. Thanks for the inspiration to Linda's JusJoJan Challenge (fingertips) and to Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge (child / grow).
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.
Smickering strangers: A prophesy for shame or Arbitrary love? Thanks for the flirty inspiration to Fandango (arbitrary) and to Tales from the Mind (smicker) And for those of you (like myself) that need to know, one of the the definitions of smicker is "to ogle and smile amorously." So go forth and SMICKER! You never know… Continue reading about last night …
in hope we inscribe the page where the heart speaks words writ where all can see Thanks to Putting My Feet in the Dirt for the beautiful phrase: the page where the heart speaks words.
dazzled by her smile and made dizzy by her scent his brain felt fuzzy Thanks to Linda and her SoCS prompt to use a word (or words) with “zz” in our posts. It's fun! Check it out.
secrets locked away a heart forever frozen tarnished memories Thanks to Sue for hosting the #writephoto challenge and for her beautiful photo inspiration.
always traveling the Romani girl looks back her heart in conflict Thanks to Ronovan Writes for the inspiration. Our words today were gypsy (which I have substituted Romani) and conflict.
One of my favorite Word Pressers (not sure if that's a legit phrase, but I like it!) has started a new venture called The Short of It. It's a wonderfully generous site where she gathers and publishes short-form prose and poetry. In her words: My goals are to find those poets and writers who have… Continue reading living love (for The Short of It)