I thought going back to work would be so idyllic. Then the virus came, and I couldn't leave my home. No excursions meant that my house became my workplace, And I had went back to teaching to avoid always being alone. No longer could I glide between the separate parts of my life, Unable to... Continue Reading →
It isn't always easy for people to understand The sygyzy between love and hate. The very thin line between them means we Don't see the difference until it's too late. Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt from Sammiscribbles. The prompt is Sygyzy in 30 words. I had to look this word up and ponder it.... Continue Reading →
Home became a prison for her. Written for the Saturday Six Word Story Prompt #45 from My Random Ramblings. The prompt is Home.
What a windbag that Gerald turned out to be, Never knowing when he'd said enough. It was futile for people to try to ignore him, For he would just add in some extra fluff. His words would never inspire anyone, For his life of ease no one begrudged. And though his remarks were unwelcomed, On... Continue Reading →
She wouldn't leave while he breathed. Written for the Saturday Six Word Story Prompt #44 for My Random Ramblings. The prompt is Leave.
I'm American! Why must I face racism? Please, God, let it change! Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #311: Change and face.
From Mindlovemisery's Menagerie Ripples of peace flowed through my body and mind, As I pondered my life in that dark night of the soul. A new awakening entered as I released years of fear, And for the first time in a long time, I felt truly whole. I knew I had to find ways to... Continue Reading →
I cannot wait to begin to lose weight! My clothes worn tight warn of epic fail. But I feel that I must have my fill of food, Then I wail because I'm not doing well. Written for the Double Take Challenge from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie. The ‘Double Take’ challenge focuses on the use of homophones* to... Continue Reading →
From Mindlovemisery's Menagerie Jaime spent the whole day browsing the antique store and left with just one thing. She knew that the shopkeepers were wondering how anyone could spend so much time in a store to only buy one thing. But Jaime had been cloistered as a child, kept away from other children, always in... Continue Reading →