taste my bleeding heart its sweetness drowned in fury battered by the fight In the words of the fabulous Dixie Chicks I'm Not Ready to Make Nice so (try as I might) not even the word prompts of sweet/heart could quell my rage. But thanks for trying Ronovan Writes.
the battle goes on but we've already lost as bullets rain down This month marks the the anniversary of the Kent State and Jackson State killings. This week, another shooter shot up another campus and the week before that another shooter shot up ... and so on and so on.... Plus, I live in Florida… Continue reading Already Lost
Yearning for closure To repair my broken heart But the hole remains Both the lovely photo and the word prompt (yearning) inspired a sense of longing in me so thanks to Sue's Write Photo Challenge and Tales from the Mind of Kristian for giving me a chance to explore that feeling.
Fading in the light Lip stains on a broken glass Elicit the night This was written for Linda's SoCS Challenge to use "lip" in some form. Check out her page for some creative and fun contributions!
monkeys in my mind navigate the scenic route shunning the serene Actual selfies of author trying to meditate 😉 Thanks for the inspiration to Rovovan Writes Haiku challenge and of course a big thank you to Frank Constanza--the father of "Serenity Now!"
Once, fame had been his drug. Now, those covers were nothing but an anathema. A reminder of his age. All he wanted was peace. But they always found him. Somehow. He took a deep breath. Tossed his hair. Smiled. Maybe just one photo he thought as the giggling middle-aged women approached. Late to the game… Continue reading Finding Fabio
to break me, condone my sins fill a laundry list plenty to choose from Thanks to the following for the inspiration (prompts) of laundry, condone, and plenty: Rag Tag Community Word Challenge and Fandango's FOWC and One Daily Prompt.
Just a girl they say Just one more pop wanna be Just watch me she says This haiku was inspired by this wonderful piece of art by Vincent Giarrano provided courtesy of the photo challenge at Mind Love Misery Menagerie and by the train of thought inspired the word of the day (daredevil) courtesy of Tales from the… Continue reading Dare to Dream
when day turns to night the echo of your heartbeat stays my fleeing soul Thanks to Ronovan Writes for the inspiration. I used synonyms today: echo and heartbeat (for sound) and heartbeat and fleeing (for motion).
drops float in the air a prism of light and color held in a moment before they swim to the earth bathing the colors of spring Thanks for the inspiration to Ronovan Write's Haiku Challenge (float/swim) and Colleen's Poet's Choice Tanka Tuesday Challenge