Photo Credit to Pobble 365 His black shadow that was against the sky Caused me to stop right there in my tracks. He looked frail, yet I knew I should fear him, So I turned aound and found my way back. Sequestered in a house in the forest, I knew that this was his home,... Continue Reading →
Sloppy Floyd State Park, Georgia I got an impromptu swimming lesson! I didn't wait for someone to retrieve my purse from the edge of the lake. The branch seemed long enough! But, when I hit the water, I quickly learned the meaning of the words: sink or swim! Fictional story for the Weekend Writing Prompt... Continue Reading →
St. Augustine, Florida 2021 You whisper sweet words. Like two birds of a feather, We share wondrous love. Written for the RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #400: Feather and Whisper.
She was quite serious when she looked me straight in the eyes and said, "You aren't our kind of people!" I had been minding my own business, as I waited for my flight to start boarding. The lady speaking was upset that I was standing in the line for priority boarding. She didn't believe me... Continue Reading →
Fandango asked the following question, and I felt compelled to answer it: If there are only three things in life that truly matter, what do you think they are and why did you choose those three? In no particular order, my answers to the question are: Being Loved as a Child: it is in being... Continue Reading →
Photo Credit to Carter Saunders @ Unsplash He spoke sweet words from between smiling lips, And she missed his pernicious danger from the start. No one had schooled her on what to look for In a man with a vacancy in his dastardly heart. He made a quip about women as easy pickings, That it... Continue Reading →
Feed on This: Old Age takes a lot of courage and being able to say, "Oh, Well!" when the next ache appears!Regina, Help from Heaven Written for the One-Liner Wednesday Challenge from Linda G. Hill.
Photo Credit to Sarah Whiley Gary knew that when he was asked by his sister, Janet, to allow his nephew, Mick, to be his apprentice that a day would come when he would hear, Oops!, for Mick seemed prone to accidents. But, he loved his sister so much that he just couldn't tell her no.... Continue Reading →
Image credit to Timbri97@Pizabay.com It felt as if time had stood still, and we were walking with the First Peoples Among vibrant blue waters and green trees and mountains covered in white. Inimitable creations that we should take pride in and work to conserve, For once they are gone, it'll be too late to find... Continue Reading →
Image credit to 8Machine @Unsplash It seems quite vain to text full sentences in this digital age. But I can't refrain from writing my feelings with entire words. Yet the answers like "k" or "BTW" are again sent back in reply, Which for someone with a large vocabulary seems really absurd. Even though full words... Continue Reading →