Held captive by people who wanted to use his boat to conceal drugs, Alan had to find a way to save himself. What had started as a simple cruise had turned into a nightmare! Thieves had chosen to stage a coup for his boat. He'd resisted their attempts to climb aboard the boat from a... Continue Reading →
She pretended that he was invisible. Written for the Saturday Six-Word Story prompt from My Random Ramblings. The prompt today is Pretend.
The Bonus Wordle from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie request us to use the twelve words given as prompts, or just six of them, in a shape poem. I decided to try it for a Christmas poem. TheUniversal Christmas Tree It breathed once in unison with the birds, With the small animals that scurried across the ground. Each... Continue Reading →
Oh, to walk along the ocean's shore, Feeling the warm sand between my toes! Odd-shaped bodies, with little modesty, Seem to sprout up wherever you go. Humanity spreads over many miles, Enjoying the sun on their bare skin. Each one with personal stories to tell Of the wondrous places they've been. But pretty umbrellas separate... Continue Reading →
Hugger-mugger days! Feeling hazy in my mind. Sand and ocean calms! Written for the RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #282. The prompts today are haze and sand.
On yesterday, we entertained the our grandchildren from Douglas' daughter. It was an opportunity to get together for food and laughter, as they were with their father's family for Thanksgiving in another state. It was also the birthday for the oldest child, a boy, who turned 12! I am still stunned by how fast they... Continue Reading →
Author Unknown It's daybreak of the last day on my job. I am retiring to travel around the world. I know a party has been planned for me, but how will their sentiments unfurl? Will my colleagues be glad that I am leaving, Or will they truly miss my contributions? I tried to never be... Continue Reading →
On Thanksgiving Day, I received a call from my oldest child, whom I didn't expect to see that day. Her sister-in-law had brought me a gift from North Carolina, so she wanted me to come over to her house to receive it. I was stunned that someone had a gift for me, especially as I... Continue Reading →