Flash Fiction, tutto e niente

Time

Time has lost all meaning. Had it been one year? Twenty years? One hundred? More? She had stopped trying to count the days long ago. But she had believed--really believed--she'd be able to note the seasons. Hoping to mark the years. Imagining she’d be able to picture their faces as time passed. She had wanted… Continue reading Time

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

footsteps

footsteps in the sand brief pages of perfection in the book of life  (Image credit; Akshay Premjith- Pixabay) Thanks to Putting My Feet in the Dirt for the great prompt phrase (pages of perfection) and to Sadie for Keeping it Alive and for the great photo! Visit their sites for more writing and the rules of the… Continue reading footsteps

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

transformation

As part of Fandango's Flashback Friday, I'm posting this haiku from 2/21/2019 inspired by Sue's Write Photo challenge (photo below). Resolute they wait Imprisoned in time and space Anticipating Today, I'm a little less hopeful, thus an updated reflection ... time’s transformation   quiets anticipation as it erodes hope Link to Original Post entitled Anticipation

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

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, tutto e niente

The Luck of a New Year

Singularity Expanding in space and time As day dawns again As day dawn again Spinning ‘round the milky way A new year is born A new year is born As space and time expanded Singular no more This cascading style haiku was inspired by Heeding Haiku's Challenge to write a haiku incorporating the idea of good luck… Continue reading The Luck of a New Year

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

Life

the road tempts onward        but deep down in the dungeon  memories unspool Thanks to Sue for her Photo Prompt. It inspired thoughts of our lives lived through time and what that means as we age. That thought connected in my mind with this great phrase--deep down in the dungeon--from Putting My Feet in the… Continue reading Life

Flash Fiction, tutto e niente

Floating

Lucy stared at the board. Letting her mind drift back to childhood. Chin resting on the table. Watching her grandfather play. Try too hard and it went fuzzy. Like a picture with the autofocus off. But if she just let her brain float sometimes she could recapture that moment of joy. When it all made… Continue reading Floating