Walking through our lives with blinders on Won't change the reality of our situations. It makes the trials longer and the suffering greater, But it never results in any meaningful cessations. So take off the boxes and face your life head-on, Experiencing the good, bad, and, inevitably, the ugly. For only when you take your... Continue Reading →
I came to find my idea of the land of Oz, Where dreams are supposed to come true so easily. Yet I monthly oscillate between joy and despair, Because I approached my future so breezily. People here in these buildings of chrome and glass Rudely rebuff the daily offerings of my smiles. Feelings of rejection... Continue Reading →
Time can slip away! Speak of love and care today. No better moment! Written for the RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challeng #346: Slip and Time. Tomorrow is promised to us!
Although his head had lost its hair, I was so proud of the man he portrayed. The cancer that caused him to go bald Couldn't alter him into someone staid. As he listened to the awful diagnosis, He was glad that the doctor didn't deceive About the very real difficulties that he faced. He asked... Continue Reading →
I was so aghast to learn that for some people Mediocrity is not only acceptable, but desired. The student who told me that he just needed a D Made me wonder what in his life had transpired. How does someone come to want so little out of life? What leaves someone unmotivated to give their... Continue Reading →
From ebird.org The call of the birds in the trees Causes me to look up in jealousy. Their colorful breasts like winter clothes Warms them, as they sing their melodies. I'm granted the opportunity to listen And be soothed by this chance encounter. Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt #197 from Sammiscribbles: Call in 41... Continue Reading →
Photo from Google Home Photo Frame The exalted mountains smile at the hopeful scene below them! Robust bisons now fill the valleys where once roamed their dead kin. No invoice was given to Mother Earth for the land sale or her losses, But, nature, in her sprightliness, endures despite the greed of men. Written for... Continue Reading →
From FreeImages.com Once the storms blow past, Birds take to the air again! We should do likewise! Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge: Bird and Blow. I thought about taking back our power after the difficulties of life pass.
Sweetwater Creek State Park, Douglasville, Georgia. I am inspired here. Walking on the trails. Admiring the beauty there. Waters sing my song! Written for the Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge from Go Dog Go Cafe.
Photo by Ellie Burgin on Pexels. com Mila felt lost in her sadness at having to move again, this time for her mother's work. Her father promised her that it will be the last move, just one more new school to conquer. As she walked in the woods, she felt the heaviness of the moment... Continue Reading →