Leaving her comfort zone, Julia swallowed the lump in her throat. She hoped that the struggle to defeat agoraphobia would be realized this night. Focusing her eyes on the luminescence from the seemingly thousands of stars above, she draped a coat around her shoulders and stepped out of her home for the first time in... Continue Reading →
Don't follow like sheep. Create your own destiny. No weeping ensues. Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #292: sheep and weep. If we follow our dreams, no regrets and no weeping in the end.
Another's love can be so elusive, a lifetime spent searching for it. So, when you find it, rejoice and hold on tight, for it's truly a gift. As I look at him looking at me, the joy on his face tells me a story, One that I seek to read every day, giving my value... Continue Reading →
In the night her soul rested. Written for Saturday Six-Word Story Prompt from My Random Ramblings: night.
From Mindlovemisery's Menagerie Clouds moving above. I want to follow their wake To wondrous places! Written for Heeding Haiku with Chevrefeuille from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie from Wednesday, February 5: clouds.
Looking at my reflection in the plate glass window, I marvel at the person I have become through diligence. Like the moon shines nightly to light the way, I'm a teacher dispelling the darkness of ignorance. It's a job that one must love to perform each day, For it comes with moments of joy and... Continue Reading →
I am having a back-to-Egypt moment today! My students have their first major paper due tomorrow, a short essay of 4-6 pages. I informed them that I would read drafts, and out of 35 students, only one person sent me a draft. I only hope that they simply don't need my help. It's always hard... Continue Reading →
Reading books each day Fills kids' lives with wondrous charm. There's no harm in it. Written very late for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #291: charm and harm.
We cloth our religion in temples With walls that keep us away From ones we think of as sinners Who don't deserve our time of day. But what if we pulled down walls, Worshiping God in the open air. Then we could love on everyone, And we'd find God with us there. God calls on... Continue Reading →