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 →
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 →
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.
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 →
She only wanted some fun, To enjoy life and all of its glory. She gallivanted around the world, And her escapades became a story. She completed her bucket list, From skydiving to flamenco in Spain. Then she went home joyfully sated, Never again did she complain. Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt # 162 from... Continue Reading →
Let your voice be heard. Share the feelings in your heart. Love mustn't be silent. Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #310: Voice and Share.
Photo from Morguefile Without the rancor I felt at my driving being criticized, I reminded my dear one that I wasn't the one at fault For this debacle that we found ourselves in right now, But he took my righteous anger with a grain of salt. Mapquest had told me to go east at the... Continue Reading →